Post-Fire Management and Restoration of Southern European Forests

In spite of all the efforts made in fire prevention and suppression, every year about 45 000 forest fires occur in Europe, burning ca. 0.5 million hectares of forests and other rural lands. The management of these burned forests has been given much less attention than fire prevention or fire suppres...

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Other Authors: Moreira, Francisco (Editor), Arianoutsou, Margarita (Editor), Corona, Piermaria (Editor), De las Heras, Jorge (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2012, 2012
Edition:1st ed. 2012
Series:Managing Forest Ecosystems
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Setting the Scene for Post-Fire Management
  • 2. Land Cover Change and Fire Regime in the European Mediterranean Region
  • 3. Economic, Legal and Social Aspects of Post-Fire Management
  • 4. Fire Hazard and Flammability of European Forest Types
  • 5. Fire Ecology and Post-Fire Restoration Approaches in Southern European Forest Types
  • 6. Post-Fire Management of Serotinous Pine Forests
  • 7. Post-Fire Management of Non Serotinous Pine Forests
  • 8. Post-Fire Management of Mediterranean Broadleaved Forests
  • 9. Post-Fire Management of Cork Oak Forests
  • 10. Post Fire Management of Exotic Forests
  • 11. Management of Threatened, High Conservation Value Forest Hotspots Under Changing Fire Regimes
  • 12. Post-Fire Management of Shrublands
  • Index