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Contents (topics you are responsible for):
The Forest Biome
Forest and global issues
Recognizing Forests' Role in Climate Change
Ecological Assessment of Fire | Causes of Forest Fires:  Why are Fires Important?  | Types of Forest Fires
Fighting Forest Fires
GOES imageIn May, June, and July, 1998, several fires  burned out of control on the east coast of Florida. This image is from the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites, GOES-8. Source: <http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Library/GlobalFire/fire_5.html>
Landscape ecology is an interdisciplinary science, learn what the EPA is doing on landscape ecology
Hazards: Catastrophic Forest Fires: The largest, most intense of boreal wildfires are called 'crown fires.
Case Histories: Recent forest fires in Mexico and California.

Working with nature to maintain equilibrium with the ecosystems http://www.barr.com/PDFs/ShellsQEs/ecol_land.pdf
Learn what others are doing on landscape management


Thousand Oaks region north of the Santa Monica Mountains. This image of the Topanga Fire was captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite on September 29, 2005. The actively burning part of the fire that MODIS detected is outlined in red.

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