Nova Publishers
My Account Nova Publishers Shopping Cart
HomeBooksSeriesJournalsReference CollectionseBooksInformationSalesImprintsFor Authors
  Top » Catalog » Books » Biology » Ecology » My Account  |  Cart Contents  |  Checkout   
Quick Find
Use keywords to find the product you are looking for.
Advanced Search
What's New? more
Adaptive Control: Methods, Applications and Research
Shopping Cart more
0 items
Shipping & Returns
Privacy Notice
Conditions of Use
Contact Us
01.Ecology of Hierarchical Landscapes: From Theory to Application
02.Human Body Size and the Laws of Scaling
03.Global Harms: Ecological Crime and Speciesism
04.Endangered Species: New Research
05.Progress in Environmental Microbiology
06.Grassland Biodiversity: Habitat Types, Ecological Processes and Environmental Impacts
07.Forest Medicine
08.Pelagic Sharks, Fisheries Management and Conservation: Past, Present, and Future
09.Ecological Economics Research Trends
10.Forest Fires: Detection, Suppression and Prevention
Notifications more
NotificationsNotify me of updates to Forest Fires: Detection, Suppression and Prevention
Tell A Friend
Tell someone you know about this product.
Forest Fires: Detection, Suppression and Prevention
Retail Price: $195.00
10% Online Discount
You Pay:

Editors: Eduards Gomez and Kristina Alvarez
Book Description:
A forest fire is any uncontrolled, non-structure fire that occurs in the wilderness. Wildlife behavior is often complex and variably dependent on factors such as fuel type, moisture content in the fuel, humidity, windspeed, topology, geographic location and ambient temperature. Weather patterns, such as heat waves droughts can also have a dramatic impact on the onset and outcome of wildfires. Fire is sometimes essential for forest regeneration, however, it often destroys forests and has dire social and economic consequences. This book looks at the underlying causes of forest fires, their ecological effects and preventive strategies.

Table of Contents:

1. Vertical Atmosphere and Fire
(García Diez, Eulogio Luis and Santiago Domínguez Martín, Faculty of the Environmental Sciences, University of Salamanca (Spain) (pp. 1-32)

2. A Simulation Tool for Socio-economic Planning on Forest Fire Suppression Management
(Molina J.R., Rodríguez y Silva F. Herrera M.A. and Zamora R., Department of Forest Engineering, Campus de Rabanales, University of Córdoba, Spain) (pp. 33-88)

3. Wildfire in Deliblatska Pescara (Serbia) – Case Analysis on July 24th 2007
(Joao Fernando Pereira Gomes, Milan Radovanovic, Vladan Ducic, Milan Milenkovic, Milan Stevancevic, Centre for Biological and Chemical Engineering/IBB-Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering Department, IST- Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal, and others) (pp. 89-140)

4. Variation of spatial fire behavior based on changes of forest fuel loadings
(J. Germán Flore Garnica, Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias, México) (pp. 141-170)

5. On Vegetation Modelling For Forest Fires Combustion Models
(O. Séro-Guillaume, D. Calogine, A. Collin, A Lamorlette, LEMTA UMR CNRS 7563 2 Avenue de la Forêt de Haye 54504 Vandoeuvre les Nancy) (pp. 171-207)

6. Potential for advancing fire research in Amazonia by integrating ground-based, remote-sensing and modeling studies for the region
(Manoel F. Cardoso, and George C. Hurtt, Centro de Ciência do Sistema Terrestre, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, Brasil, and others) (pp. 209-225)

7. Improvement of the gas oxidation modelling in wildland fires
(Virginie Tihay, Albert Simeoni, Paul-Antoine Santoni, Jean-Pierre Garo and Jean-Pierre Vantelon, Institut PRISME, IUT de Bourges, France, and others) (pp. 227-247)

8. Detection of the positions and computing the rate of spread of fire fronts using a radiative flame model and inverse method
(K. Chetehouna, O. Séro-Guillaume and D. Bernardin, ENSI de Bourges, Institut PRISME UPRES, France, and others) (pp. 249-271)

9. Factor Analysis applied to fire temperature effects on water quality
(Paulo Pereira , Xavier Úbeda, Luis Outeiro and Deborah A. Martin, Department of Physical Geography and Regional Geographical Analysis, University of Barcelona, Montalegre, Spain) (pp. 273-283)

10. Use Of Superabsorbents For Forest Fire Fighting
(João C.M. Bordado, João F.P. Gomes, Chemical Engineering Department, Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal, and others) (pp. 287-296)

11. Large Scale Forest Fires in Alaska: Detection and Prevention
Hiroshi Hayasaka, Hokkaido University, Japan) (pp. 297-314)

12. On Mathematical Foundations of Elliptical Forest Fire Spread Model
(J. Glasa, L. Halada, Institute of Informatics, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia) (pp. 315-333)


      Natural Disaster Research, Prediction and Mitigation
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2009
   Pages: 7 x 10, 350 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60741-716-3
   Status: AV
Status Code Description
AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
Customers who bought this product also purchased
New Developments in Combustion Research
New Developments in Combustion Research
Special Focus Titles
01.Chaliapin and the Jews: The Question of Chaliapin's Purported Antisemitism
02.The Humanities: Past, Present and Future
03.The Poles: Myths and Reality
04.Child-Rearing: Practices, Attitudes and Cultural Differences
05."A Home Away from Home": A Community of International and South African University Students
06.Palliative Care: Oncology Experience from Hong Kong
07.The Enigma of Autism: Genius, Disorder or Just Different?
08.The Collector Mentality: Modernization of the Hunter-Gatherer
09.Face Processing: Systems, Disorders and Cultural Differences
10.Occurrences, Structure, Biosynthesis, and Health Benefits Based on Their Evidences of Medicinal Phytochemicals in Vegetables and Fruits. Volume 8
11.Crystal Growth: Concepts, Mechanisms and Applications
12.The Economic, Social and Political Impact of Mining on Akyem Abuakwa from the Pre-Colonial Era up to 1943

Nova Science Publishers
© Copyright 2004 - 2017

Forest Fires: Detection, Suppression and Prevention