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Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences - Fire Ecology and Management

Natural Resources Management 2370 Fire Ecology and Management
Forest fire behaviour, including combustion principles, heat transfer mechanisms, and the influence of fuels, moisture and topography, followed by a thorough analysis of the Canadian Forest Fire Danger Rating System and its applications in forest fire prevention, detection, suppression and use. Impacts of fire as an agent of ecological change are examined relative to developments in natural and managed ecosystems.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 0-0; 2-3
Course Classifications: Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences