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Living on the edge : economic, institutional and management perspectives on wildfire hazard in the urban interface / edited by Austin Troy, Roger G. Kennedy.

Title
Living on the edge : economic, institutional and management perspectives on wildfire hazard in the urban interface / edited by Austin Troy, Roger G. Kennedy.
Publication
Oxford ; San Diego : Elsevier JAI, 2007.

Details

Additional Authors
  • Kennedy, Roger G.
  • Troy, Austin.
Description
xii, 253 p. : ill., maps; 24 cm.
Series Statement
Advances in the economics of environmental resources, 1569-3740 ; v. 6
Uniform Title
Advances in the economics of environmental resources ; v. 6.
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
Introduction: finding solutions to the urban-wildland fire problem in a changing world / Austin Troy and Roger G. Kennedy -- Part 1. Institutions and policy. Forest fire history: learning from disaster / Roger G. Kennedy -- Fire policy in the urban-wildland and interface in the United States: what are the solutions? / Scott L. Stephens and Brandon M. Collins -- Wildlife hazard mitigation as "safe" smart growth / Robert G. Paterson -- Practical and institutional constraints on adopting wide-scale prescribed burning: lessons from the mountains of California / Kurt M. Menning -- Part 2. The economics of hazards. The effects of wildfire disclosure and occurance on property markets in California / Austin Troy and Jeff Romm -- Wildfire underwriting in California: an industry perspective / Candysse Miller -- A tale of two policies: California programs that unintentionally promote development in wildland fire hazard zones / Austin Troy -- Part 3. Community involvement. Community involvment in wildlife hazard mitigation and management: community based fire management, fire safe councils and community wildlife protection plans / David Ganz, Austin Troy and David Saah -- Human communities and wildfires: a review of research literature and issues / Patricia A. Stokowski -- Part 4. Management and ecology. Modeling fire in the wildland-urban interface: directions for planning / John Radke -- Comments on the present and future of wildland fire suppresion decision-making processes / Ben Machin and Mark Hentze -- Climate variability, climate change, and western wildfire with implications for the urban-wildland interface / William S. Keeton, Philip A. Mote and Jerry F. Franklin.
ISBN
  • 9780080453279 (hbk.)
  • 0080453279 (hbk.)