Wildland Fire Management and Public Perspective: A Research Review


Gianna R. Heckmann (Editor)

Series: Environmental Remediation Technologies, Regulations and Safety
BISAC: TEC003040

Recent wildfires in the Western United States highlight the need for understanding the human dimensions of forest and wildfire management. This book provides a synthesis of current social science on eight essential questions regarding research perspectives on the public and fire management. It also reviews some of the key findings from four research studies, highlights the practical consequences of adopting a theory-based approach to understanding wildland fire management in urbanized areas and presents strategies for successful fire management programs. (Imprint: Novinka )


Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Research Perspectives on the Public and Fire Management: A Synthesis of Current Social Science on Eight Essential Questions
(Sarah M. McCaffrey and Christine S. Olsen)

Residents’ Responses to Wildland Fire Programs: A Review of Cognitive and Behavioral Studies
(James D. Absher, Jerry J. Vaske, and Lori B. Shelby)



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