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Wildfires, Fuels and Invasive Plants $195.00
Editors: Louise E. Willems
Book Description:
Severe wildfires have been burning more area and more houses in recent years. Some assert that climate change is at least partly to blame; others claim that the increasing number of homes in and near the forest is a major cause. However, most observers agree that wildfire suppression and historic land management practices have led to unnaturally high accumulations of biomass in many forests, primarily in the intermountain West. While high-intensity conflagrations (wildfires that burn the forest canopy) occur naturally in some ecosystems (called crown-fire or stand-replacement fire ecosystems), abnormally high biomass levels can lead to conflagrations in ecosystems when such crown fires were rare. This book explores wildland fires, fuels and nonnative invasive plants in our forest ecosystems.

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Preface

Wildfire Fuels and Fuel Reduction
(Ross W. Gorte, Specialist in Natural Resources Policy)

Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Fire and Nonnative Invasive Plants
(U.S. Department of Agriculture)

Prepared Statement for the Record of Philip S. Aune, Retired Forester, Former Research Program Manager, Redding Silviculture Laboratory, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Redding, California, before the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests, Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, U.S. Senate

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   Series:
      Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2010
   Pages: 7 x 10
   ISBN: 978-1-61728-322-2
   Status: AV
  
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