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Fire on Earth An Introduction

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ISBN-10: 1119953561

ISBN-13: 9781119953562

Edition: 2013

Authors: Stephen J. Pyne, Andrew C. Scott, David M. J. S. Bowman, William J. Bond, Martin E. Alexander

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Fire and the Earth: Interactions in the Biosphere and Atmosphere transcends individual subfields to bring together our current understanding of this significant topic. This book will go beyond a summary of existing data to provide a foundation for an interdisciplinary field of Fire Research. Divided into four parts, this book covers fire in earth history – including how lessons from the past can be applied to modern climate change – the ecology and biogeography of modern fires, the role of fire in human culture and the physical behavior of vegetation fires. Fire and the Earth: Interactions in the Biosphere and Atmosphere isunique in uniting a broad range of fire research in one…    
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Book details

List price: $88.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 1/24/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 434
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Stephen J. Pyne is a professor at Arizona State University. The author of ten acclaimed books on environmental history, he won the 1995 "Los Angeles Times'" Robert Kirsch Award for his career contribution to arts & letters. He lives in Glendale, Arizona.