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Modelling, monitoring and management of forest fires; proceedings.


Modelling, monitoring and management of forest fires; proceedings

Conference on Modelling, Monitoring, and Management of Forest Fires (1st: 2008: Toledo, Spain) Ed. by J. de las Heras et al.

WIT Press


406 pages



WIT transactions on ecology and the environment; v.119


Presenting research carried out by contributors in Croatia, Portugal, Finland, Russia, Australia, the UK, Cyprus, Italy, Spain, and France, among other countries, this proceedings offers detailed articles on the topic, with case studies reflecting trends in the various countries of the contributors. First presented at the First International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring, and Management of Forest Fires, held in Toledo, Spain in 2008 and sponsored by the U. of Castilla-La Mancha, the articles are grouped into 11 topics that include fire mitigation models, wildfire modeling, risk and vulnerability assessment, air pollution, environmental impact, and case studies. Each of the papers includes an initial abstract and list of keywords, and concludes with a list of references. The articles are well illustrated with b&w photos, tables, maps, and other supporting materials. Author indexed only. The US office of WIT Press is Computational Mechanics.

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