Год издания: 2008
Количество страниц: 236
В продаже с 18.01.2012
Как только книга Introduction to Fire in California (California Natural History Guides) станет доступна для заказа в одном из интернет-магазинов, Вам на e-mail будет отправлено уведомление.Укажите e-mail для связи:
What is fire? How are wildfires ignited? How do California's weather and topography influence fire? How did the California Indians use fire? In the spirit of his highly acclaimed Introduction to Air in California and Introduction to Water in California, Dvid Carle now turns to another fundamental element of the natural world, giving a fascinating and concise view of this complex topic. His clearly written, dramatically illustrated book will help Californians, including the millions who live near naturallyflammable wildlands, better understand their own place in the state's landscape. Carle covers the basics of fire ecology; looks at the effects of fire on wildlife, soil, water, and air; discusses firefighting organizations and land management agencies; exlains current policies; and explores many other topics. Introduction to Fire in California features: * 91 color illustrations and 15 maps * Tips on what to do before, during, and after fires * An overview of major wildfires in...