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Extreme Wildfire Events and Disasters

Root Causes and New Management Strategies

1st Edition - November 22, 2019

Authors: Fantina Tedim, Vittorio Leone, Tara K. McGee

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 5 7 2 1 - 3
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 5 7 2 2 - 0

Extreme Wildfire Events and Disasters: Root Causes and New Management Strategies highlights the urgent need for new methods to prepare and mitigate the effects of these events. U… Read more

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Extreme Wildfire Events and Disasters: Root Causes and New Management Strategies highlights the urgent need for new methods to prepare and mitigate the effects of these events. Using a multidisciplinary, socio-ecological approach, the book discusses the roots of the problem, presenting a new, innovative approach to wildfire mitigation based on the operational concept of Fire Smart Territory (FST). Under the guidance of its expert editors, the book highlights new ways to prevent and respond to extreme wildfire events and disasters through sustainable development, thus revealing better management methods and increasing protection of both the natural environment and the vulnerable communities within it.