By Emilio Chuvieco

ISBN-10: 3642017533

ISBN-13: 9783642017537

ISBN-10: 3642425585

ISBN-13: 9783642425585

Wildland fires have gotten probably the most severe environmental components affecting a variety of ecosystems all over the world. In Mediterranean ecosystems (including additionally South-Africa, California, elements of Chile and Australia), wildland fires are recurrent phenomena each summer time, following the seasonal drought. due to alterations in conventional land use practices, and the impression of contemporary weather warming, fires have extra adverse affects within the final years, threatening lives, socio-economic and ecological values. The publication describes the ecological context of fires within the Mediterranean ecosystems, and offers the right way to realize hearth chance stipulations and fireplace affects utilizing Earth commentary and Geographic info method technologies.

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