Living on the Edge: Wildland Fire Management Laboratory Manual
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The manual includes an overview of fire ecology and lab instruction and exercises in wildland fire management, prescribed burning, and wildland fire management in the wildland/urban interface. It also features a glossary, color plates of fuel models, a wildland fire risk assessment tool, and 2 CD-ROMs.
Brian Oswald, PhD, CF, is Professor of Fire Ecology, Silviculture and Range Management at the Arthur Temple College of Forestry at Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA). He holds degrees from Michigan State University, Northern Arizona University, and the University of Idaho. He is also the recipient of the 2002 Carl A. Schenck Award for Outstanding Forestry Education from the Society of American Foresters.
Christopher A. Dicus, PhD, is Associate Professor of Wildland Fire & Fuels Management in the Natural Resources Management Department at the California Polytechnic State University and serves on the Fire Working Group of the Society of American Foresters.