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Fire and Fuel Management

Sue Husari, H. Thomas Nichols, Neil G. Sugihara, and Scott L. Stephens

in Fire in California's Ecosystems

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246058
eISBN:
9780520932272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246058.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter presents an overview of basic fuel management concepts. It discusses the setting in which fuel management programs operate within the various land management agencies and fire ... More


Fire and At-Risk Species

Kevin E. Shaffer

in Fire in California's Ecosystems

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246058
eISBN:
9780520932272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246058.003.0023
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter concentrates on the fundamental issues that surround efforts to protect and conserve at-risk species while managing fire and vegetation. The essential aspects of species protection laws ... More


Fire in California's Ecosystems

Neil Sugihara (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246058
eISBN:
9780520932272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246058.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Fires are both an integral natural process in the California landscape and growing threat to its urban and suburban developments as they encroach on wildlands. This book synthesizes knowledge of the ... More


Southeastern Deserts Bioregion

Matthew L. Brooks and Richard A. Minnich

in Fire in California's Ecosystems

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246058
eISBN:
9780520932272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246058.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter describes the vast southeast corner of California that constitutes the Southeastern Deserts bioregion. It considers elevation to be the primary determinant of fire ecology zones in the ... More


. Fire and California Vegetation

Neil G. Sugihara and Michael G. Barbour

in Fire in California's Ecosystems

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246058
eISBN:
9780520932272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246058.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Fire is a physical process and an ecological process. It is difficult to overstate the importance of fire in California ecosystems. The modern array of bioregions is a product of millions of years of ... More


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