Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Forest Fires
J. de las Heras, C.A. Brebbia, D. Viegas, V. Leone
WIT Press, Aug 26, 2008 - Nature - 432 pages
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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