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Academic & Professional Books  Ecology  Ecological Theory & Practice

The Ecology of Fire

By: Robert J Whelan
346 pages, 14 b/w photos, 115 figs, 25 tabs
The Ecology of Fire
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  • The Ecology of Fire ISBN: 9780521338141 Paperback Aug 1995 Usually dispatched within 6 days
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About this book

Examines the impact of wildfires on flora and fauna, with examples drawn from many ecosystems on several continents.

Contents

Acknowledgements; 1. Fire ecology - an introduction; 2. Fire - the phenomenon; 3. Survival of individual organisms; 4. Approaches to population studies; 5. Plant populations; 6. Animal populations; 7. Community responses to fire; 8. Fire and management; References; Index.

Customer Reviews

By: Robert J Whelan
346 pages, 14 b/w photos, 115 figs, 25 tabs
Media reviews
'The book provides a thorough analysis of the ecology of fire, illustrating principles from a wide range of fire-affected habitats.' Peter D. Moore, Nature 'At whatever level one approaches the book this is a well-written and fascinating account.' British Ecological Society TEG News '... something for the larger library to have on its shelf ... each chapter ends ... with a list of interesting areas to explore from the topics covered ... There is an extensive bibliography'. Myles Ripley, Biologist 'Each of the main chapters includes a listing of outstanding questions that identify gaps in current knowledge.' Forestry Abstracts
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