Bushfires, Their Effect on Australian Life and Landscape
Macleay Museum, University of Sydney, 1981 - Ecology - 125 pages
Scattered references to Aboriginal fire regimes; papers by V. Serventy and R.L.M. Clark have been annotated separately.
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Introduction Peter Stanbury
The Social Cost of Bushfires Bill Hurditch
Fire Vincent Serventy
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Aboriginal burning abundant accumulation adaptations to fire animals Antechinus bark birds Blue Mountains brigades burning regime burnt bush fire bushfire bushland Calcined Knoll cause centimetres central Australia changes charcoal cliff climate controlled burning CSIRO damage developed effects of fire environment epicormic buds erosion eucalypt European fire prone fire regime fire season fire suppression firebreak firefighting fires occur flakes flames flammable frequent fuel grass grassland grazing Ground Parrots habitat heaths hectares high intensity honeyeaters ignition increased intense fires ironstone kangaroo land landscape large areas lignotuber litter low intensity mallee mammals metres Nadgee native natural areas number of fires period Photograph plants population post-fire radiation rainforest reduced regeneration rock role of fire sandstone sclerophyll sclerophyll forest sediment seed settlers severe fire shelter shrublands shrubs slope smoke soil South Wales species square kilometres surface Tasmania Ted Foster timber trees vegetation Vincent Serventy wildfires woodlands