Essays about: "Forest fires"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 108 essays containing the words Forest fires.

  1. 1. Established forest firefighting techniques: A qualitative review of practices among the Swedish fire services.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Muhammad Humza Khan; [2021]
    Keywords : Forest fires; firefighting techniques; Scientometric analysis; Effectiveness; Questionnaire; Direct attack; Indirect attack; Firelines; Prescribed burning; Aerial firefighting; Flanking; Hot-spotting; Cold trailing.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Methods and equipment used for fighting forest fires are different from the ones used in urban fires. Generally, the wildfires are intense, require more resources and tend to spread rapidly. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Case Study to develop and test GIS/SDSS methods to assess the production capacity of a Cocoa Site in Trinidad and Tobago

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Pritam Kumarsingh; [2021]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; MCA; Fuzzy; AHP; cocoa; SDSS; crop; management; climate; soil; agriculture; production; LGP; Trinidad; Tobago; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Pritam Kumarsingh A Case Study to develop and test GIS/SDSS methods to assess the production capacity of a Cocoa Site in Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago has achieved world-wide affirmation for its unique fine and flavour cocoa (Theobroma cacao). This classification of cocoa commands price premiums on the global market. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Guardian Forest : sacred trees and ceremonial forestry in Japan

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Ecology and Management

    Author : Oscar Nilzén; [2021]
    Keywords : sacred forests; shrine; Japan; religion; forest management;

    Abstract : Forests have played a major role in the development of human society across the world. It is therefore no surprise that a natural resource which is such an integral part of human life gave rise to religious beliefs, superstition and notions of the supernatural in connection to trees. READ MORE

  4. 4. Wildfire dynamics, local people’s fire use and underlying factors for wildfires at Liwale District in Southern Tanzania

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Ecology and Management

    Author : Fabian Balele; [2021]
    Keywords : Wildfires; Miombo woodlands; Local people; Qualitative research; Focus Group Discussion; Anthropogenic activities;

    Abstract : Fire causes positive effects on the ecosystem if appropriately managed. Unmanaged fire may, however, rather be detrimental. Despite the substantial role the forests play in economics and other ecosystem services in Tanzania, the forest landscape is threatened by wildfires. READ MORE

  5. 5. Barriers to Crisis-induced Learning within a Public Agency : A process-tracing plausibility probe of obstacles to MSB:s learning from the forest fire in Västmanland 2014

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Louise Tegneborg; [2021]
    Keywords : Crisis; Crisis-induced learning; Organizational learning; Crisis management; Obstacles to organizational learning;

    Abstract : After the devastating forest fire in the Swedish region of Västmanland in 2014, numerous investigations and evaluations suggested measures to improve the Swedish crisis management and preparedness. Yet, after a new wave of severe forest fires in 2018, the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) concluded that the lessons from 2014 had not been sufficiently implemented, since several issues reoccurred. READ MORE