Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Forest Fires

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J. de las Heras, C.A. Brebbia, D. Viegas, V. Leone
WIT Press, Aug 26, 2008 - Nature - 432 pages
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This volume aims to address all aspects of forest fires, from fire propagation in different scenarios to the optimum strategies for fire fighting. It also covers issues relating to economic, ecological, social and health effects, and looks at the use of computational models and systems.
 

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Contents

Fire mitigation models
49
Decision support systems
69
Laboratory and field experiments to assess fire propagation models
99
Monitoring systems
143
Shrub and peat fire danger rating
181
Wildfire modelling Special session organised by D Morvan
201
Risk and vulnerability assessment
223
Environmental impact
287
Air pollution and health risk
331
Case studies
363
Author Index
405
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