Extreme wildfire events and disasters: Root causes and new management strategies

Fantina Tedim, Tara K. McGee, Vittorio Leone

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    Abstract

    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.

    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherElsevier
    Number of pages271
    ISBN (Electronic)9780128157213
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019

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