By Jon E. Keeley

ISBN-10: 0521824915

ISBN-13: 9780521824910

Exploring the position of fireside in all of the 5 Mediterranean-type weather ecosystems, this ebook bargains a different view of the evolution of fire-adapted qualities and the function of fireplace in shaping Earth's ecosystems. examining those geographically separate yet ecologically convergent ecosystems presents key instruments for knowing fireplace regime range and its function within the meeting and evolutionary convergence of ecosystems. themes coated comprise local styles, the ecological position of wildfires, the evolution of species inside these platforms, and the ways that societies have tailored to dwelling in fire-prone environments. Outlining complicated strategies sincerely and methodically, the dialogue demanding situations the idea that weather and soils on my own can clarify the worldwide distribution and meeting of plant groups. a great learn device for graduates and researchers, this examine presents useful insights into hearth administration and the necessities for domestically adapted techniques to fireplace administration around the globe.

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