This reference work encompasses the current, accepted state of the art in the science of wildfires and wildfires that spread to communities, known as wildland-urban interface (WUI) fires. More than 300 author contributions include accepted knowledge on these topics from throughout the world, all written by the leading researchers, experts, practitioners, and academics.
This encyclopedia is an invaluable reference for newcomers to the field, as well as researchers, students, developers, and professionals who are interested in exploring this dynamic area.
General Sections include:
Coordination System Locations
Firebrands and Embers
Incident Management Team (IMT) Support Locations
Incident Response Support Locations
Soot and Effects on Wildland/WUI Fire Behavior
Weathering Effects on Fire Retardant Wood Treatments
Wildland Firefighting Locations
Wildland Fuel Treatments