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Title

Extreme wildfire events and disasters: root causes and new management strategies
Document Type: Book
Author(s): Fantina Tedim; Vittorio Leone; Tara K. McGee
Publication Year: 2020

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
  • extreme fire
  • fire management
  • fire mitigation
  • FST - Fire Smart Territory
  • risk reduction
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Record Last Modified: December 12, 2019
FRAMES Record Number: 60393

Description

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.

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Citation:
Tedim, Fantina; Leone, Vittorio; McGee, Tara K. 2020. Extreme wildfire events and disasters: root causes and new management strategies. Elsevier. 284 p.