The worldwide "wildfire" problem.

@article{Gill2013TheW,
  title={The worldwide "wildfire" problem.},
  author={A. M. Gill and Scott L. Stephens and Geoffrey J. Cary},
  journal={Ecological applications : a publication of the Ecological Society of America},
  year={2013},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={
          438-54
        }
}
The worldwide "wildfire" problem is headlined by the loss of human lives and homes, but it applies generally to any adverse effects of unplanned fires, as events or regimes, on a wide range of environmental, social, and economic assets. The problem is complex and contingent, requiring continual attention to the changing circumstances of stakeholders, landscapes, and ecosystems; it occurs at a variety of temporal and spatial scales. Minimizing adverse outcomes involves controlling fires and fire… CONTINUE READING
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