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Author Burns, Kylie, author.
Title Wildfire readiness / Kylie Burns.
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Location Call No. Status
 Tighe School-Non-Fiction  363.37 BUR    AVAILABLE
Description 48 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Natural disasters: meeting the challenge
Natural disasters: meeting the challenge.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "As people expand settlement into wilder areas, the impact of wildfires, both naturally occurring and human-set, becomes more destructive. This timely book examines what scientists know about wildfires, whether we can predict them, and how we learn from each event. By studying the destruction they cause, scientists and engineers continue to come up with new and improved technologies to predict and control wildfires and better protect cities, buildings, and people. Case studies and brief bios of key scientists and organizations highlight the information"-- Provided by publisher.
Audience Ages 10-14+ Crabtree Publishing Company.
Grades 4-6 Crabtree Publishing Company.
Subject Wildfires -- Juvenile literature.
Wildfires -- Prevention and control -- Juvenile literature.
Other Form: Online version: Burns, Kylie, 1970- Wildfire readiness New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, 2019. 9781427123831
ISBN 9780778765257 (hardcover)
0778765253 (hardcover)
9780778765318 (paperback)
0778765318 (paperback)
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