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The Resource Culture, ecology and economy of fire management in North Australian savannas : rekindling the Wurrk tradition, Jeremy Russell-Smith, Peter Whitehead, Peter Cooke [editors]

Culture, ecology and economy of fire management in North Australian savannas : rekindling the Wurrk tradition, Jeremy Russell-Smith, Peter Whitehead, Peter Cooke [editors]

Label
Culture, ecology and economy of fire management in North Australian savannas : rekindling the Wurrk tradition
Title
Culture, ecology and economy of fire management in North Australian savannas
Title remainder
rekindling the Wurrk tradition
Statement of responsibility
Jeremy Russell-Smith, Peter Whitehead, Peter Cooke [editors]
Title variation
Fire management in North Australian savannas
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In 12 multi-authored chapters, this book documents key challenges and novel options for addressing chronic landscape scale fire management issues in North Australian Savannas through development of both collaborative, cross cultural approaches and commercially supported enviroment programs
Cataloging source
ANL
Dewey number
333.74099429
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
QH197
LC item number
.C85 2009
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Russell-Smith, Jeremy
  • Whitehead, Peter J
  • Cooke, Peter
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Savanna ecology
  • Prescribed burning
  • Burning of land
  • Wilderness areas
Label
Culture, ecology and economy of fire management in North Australian savannas : rekindling the Wurrk tradition, Jeremy Russell-Smith, Peter Whitehead, Peter Cooke [editors]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Challenges and opportunities for fire management in fire-prone northern Australia / Jeremy Russell-Smith, Peter J. Whitehead, Peter M. Cooke and Cameron P. Yates -- Things fall apart: the end of an era of systematic Indigenous fire management / David Ritchie -- Change and catastrophe: adaptation, re-adaptation and fire in the Alligator Rivers region / Robert Levitus -- Buffalo and tin, baki and Jesus: the creation of a modern wilderness / Peter M. Cooke -- The language of fire: seasonality, resources and landscape burning on the Arnhem Land Plateau / Murray Garde in collaboration with Bardayal Lofty Nadjamerrek, Mary Kolkkiwarra, Jimmy Kalarriya, Jack Djandjomerr, Bill Birriyabirriya, Ruby Bilindja, Mick Kubarrku and Peter Biless -- Manwurrk (fire drive) at Namilewohwo: a land-management, hunting and ceremonial event in western Arnhem Land / Jon Altman -- Landscape-scale fire research in northern Australia: delivering multiple benefits in a changing world / Richard J. Williams, Damian Bennett, Garry D. Cook, A. Malcolm Gill, Lindsay Hutley, Adam Liedloff, Bronwyn Myers and John CZ Woinarski -- Fire management and biodiversity of the Western Arnhem Land Plateau / John CZ Woinarski, Jeremy Russell-Smith, Alan N. Andersen and Kym Brennan -- Ecological thresholds and the status of fire-sensitive vegetation in Western Arnhem Land, northern Australia: implications for management / Andrew C. Edwards and Jeremy Russell-Smith (adapted from the International Journal of Wildland Fire) -- Fire and biodiversity monitoring for conservation managers : a 10 year assessment of the "Three Parks" (Kakadu, Litchfield and Nitmiluk) program / Jeremy Russell-Smith, Andrew C. Edwards, John CZ Woinarski, John McCartney, Sarah Kerin, Steve Winderlich, Brett P. Murphy and Felicity A. Watt -- The West Arnhem Land Fire Abatement (WALFA) project: the institutional environment and its implications / Peter J. Whitehead, Paul Purdon, Peter M. Cooke, Jeremy Russell-Smith and Steven Sutton -- Fires, fuels and greenhouse gases / Garry D. Cook and CP (Mick Meyer) -- Improving estimates of savanna burning emissions for greenhouse accounting in northern Australia: limitations, challenges and applications / Jeremy Russell-Smith, Brett P. Murphy, Mick CP Meyer, Garry D. Cook, Stefan W. Maier, Andrew C. Edwards, Jon Schatz and Peter Brocklehurst (adapted from the International Journal of Wildland Fire) -- Fire management and woody biomass carbon stocks in mesic savannas / Brett P. Murphy, Jeremy Russell-Smith, Felicity A. Watt and Garry D. Cook -- Fire management futures: new options for environmental and socioeconomic benefit / Peter J. Whitehead, Jeremy Russell-Smith and Peter M. Cooke
Control code
000043799697
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 404 p.
Isbn
9780643094024
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009675165
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)302250591
Label
Culture, ecology and economy of fire management in North Australian savannas : rekindling the Wurrk tradition, Jeremy Russell-Smith, Peter Whitehead, Peter Cooke [editors]
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Challenges and opportunities for fire management in fire-prone northern Australia / Jeremy Russell-Smith, Peter J. Whitehead, Peter M. Cooke and Cameron P. Yates -- Things fall apart: the end of an era of systematic Indigenous fire management / David Ritchie -- Change and catastrophe: adaptation, re-adaptation and fire in the Alligator Rivers region / Robert Levitus -- Buffalo and tin, baki and Jesus: the creation of a modern wilderness / Peter M. Cooke -- The language of fire: seasonality, resources and landscape burning on the Arnhem Land Plateau / Murray Garde in collaboration with Bardayal Lofty Nadjamerrek, Mary Kolkkiwarra, Jimmy Kalarriya, Jack Djandjomerr, Bill Birriyabirriya, Ruby Bilindja, Mick Kubarrku and Peter Biless -- Manwurrk (fire drive) at Namilewohwo: a land-management, hunting and ceremonial event in western Arnhem Land / Jon Altman -- Landscape-scale fire research in northern Australia: delivering multiple benefits in a changing world / Richard J. Williams, Damian Bennett, Garry D. Cook, A. Malcolm Gill, Lindsay Hutley, Adam Liedloff, Bronwyn Myers and John CZ Woinarski -- Fire management and biodiversity of the Western Arnhem Land Plateau / John CZ Woinarski, Jeremy Russell-Smith, Alan N. Andersen and Kym Brennan -- Ecological thresholds and the status of fire-sensitive vegetation in Western Arnhem Land, northern Australia: implications for management / Andrew C. Edwards and Jeremy Russell-Smith (adapted from the International Journal of Wildland Fire) -- Fire and biodiversity monitoring for conservation managers : a 10 year assessment of the "Three Parks" (Kakadu, Litchfield and Nitmiluk) program / Jeremy Russell-Smith, Andrew C. Edwards, John CZ Woinarski, John McCartney, Sarah Kerin, Steve Winderlich, Brett P. Murphy and Felicity A. Watt -- The West Arnhem Land Fire Abatement (WALFA) project: the institutional environment and its implications / Peter J. Whitehead, Paul Purdon, Peter M. Cooke, Jeremy Russell-Smith and Steven Sutton -- Fires, fuels and greenhouse gases / Garry D. Cook and CP (Mick Meyer) -- Improving estimates of savanna burning emissions for greenhouse accounting in northern Australia: limitations, challenges and applications / Jeremy Russell-Smith, Brett P. Murphy, Mick CP Meyer, Garry D. Cook, Stefan W. Maier, Andrew C. Edwards, Jon Schatz and Peter Brocklehurst (adapted from the International Journal of Wildland Fire) -- Fire management and woody biomass carbon stocks in mesic savannas / Brett P. Murphy, Jeremy Russell-Smith, Felicity A. Watt and Garry D. Cook -- Fire management futures: new options for environmental and socioeconomic benefit / Peter J. Whitehead, Jeremy Russell-Smith and Peter M. Cooke
Control code
000043799697
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 404 p.
Isbn
9780643094024
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009675165
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)302250591

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