Mercury's surface in "enhanced color," a color scheme created to emphasize color differences. This is not what Mercury would look like to the human eye, but by applying mathematical analysis to images, color differences can be accentuated beyond those visible to a person.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial under construction.
The workers had to endure conditions that varied from blazing hot to bitterly cold and windy. Each day they climbed 700 stairs to the top of the mountain to punch-in on the time clock. Then 3/8 inch thick steel cables lowered them over the front of the 500-foot face of the mountain in a "bosun chair." Despite the dangers, no one was killed during the project.
Otters in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska.
The sea otter population of Glacier Bay has increased dramatically in the past 20 years. Ecologists consider sea otters a keystone species here. Otters consume vast quantities of clams, urchins, crabs, and other invertebrates and their presence creates ripples through the ecosystem. NPS photo.
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With more than 80% of Americans living in urban areas, urban parks are more important than ever. The father of American landscape architecture, Frederick Law Olmsted, said of urban parks:
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This list represents a selection of books for the general reader on wildfire, including forest fires, available at the Interior Library. It is arranged alphabetically by the author's last name. Please direct inquiries or concerns to the Reference Librarian at 202-208-5815 between 7:45 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday except Federal holidays.
SD420.5 .A21 The role of fire in the Alaska taiga: an unsolved problem Adams, William H.
SD144 .A13 A55 1993 Fire ecology of Pacific Northwest forests Agee, James K.
SD421.32 .W2 A27 The fire history of Desolation Peak: a portion of the Ross Lake National Recreation Area: final report Agee, James K.
QH104.5 .N6 A38 1992 Forest fires of northwest national parks: a monograph Agee, James K.
SB482 .W2 C882 NO.90-1 Oregon Caves forest and fire history Agee, James K.
QH545 .F5 A33 Some effects of forest fires on selected streams in Yellowstone National Park Albin, Douglas P.
SD144 .A13 F67 2004 Forest futures: science, politics, and policy for the next century Arabas, Karen, 1962-
SD421.32 .W47 A76 2002 Flames in our forest: disaster or renewal? Arno, Stephen F.
SD144 .A118 A2 NO.187 The historical role of fire on the Bitterroot National Forest Arno, Stephen F.
SD387 .F52 A76 2005 Mimicking nature's fire: restoring fire-prone forests in the West Arno, Stephen F.
SD11 .A45614 NO.560 Southwest Oregon Biscuit Fire: an analysis of forest resources and fire severity Azuma, David L.
SD11 .A45644 NO.187 Accomplishing and applying National Fire Plan research and development from 2001-2005: a summary of critical fire research findings and new tool developments in four key areas: firefighting capacity, rehabilitation and restoration, hazardous fuel reduction, community assistance Baldwin, V. C.
SD421.32 .Y45 B37 2005 Scorched earth: how the fires of Yellowstone changed America Barker, Rocky
SD11 .A4542 NO.124 Evaluation of resources at risk from wildland fires Baumgartner, David C.
SD11 .A4542 NO.72 Wildland fire management economics: a state of the art review and bibliography Baumgartner, David C.
SD421.32 .W47 B57 2003 Home improvement: a firewise approach Blake, Cheryl
SD421.3 .W537 2012 Wildfire policy: law and economics perspectives Bradshaw, Karen
SD11 .A45644 NO.182 Collaborative capacity, problem framing, and mutual trust in addressing the wildland fire social problem: an annotated reading list Brooks, Jeffrey J.
E78 .W5 T42 NO.24 Post-fire inventory and evaluation in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming: the 1989 field season Cannon, Kenneth P.
E78 .W5 T42 NO.25 Post-fire inventory and evaluation in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming: the 1990 field season Cannon, Kenneth P.
SD11 .A45633 NO.30 Factors affecting fire suppression costs as identified by incident management teams Canton-Thompson, Janie
SD421.3 .C37 2002 Burning questions: America's fight with nature's fire Carle, David, 1950-
SD421.32 .Y45 C37 1989 Summer of fire Carrier, Jim, 1944-
SD420.55 .F57 1983 Fire in forestry Chandler, Craig C.
SD421.5 .C68 2011 Prairie fire: a Great Plains history Courtwright, Julie
SD11 .A454 NO.142 A guide to the appraisal of wildfire damages, benefits, and resource values protected Crosby, John S.
SD421.3 .P46 2007 People, fire and forests: a synthesis of wildfire social science Daniel, Terry C.
QH545 .F5 D435 1998 Fire's effects on ecosystems DeBano, Leonard F.
SD11 .A457 NO.43 The Gaston fire DeCoste, John H.
QH104 .D44 1989 Fire: a force of nature De Golia, Jack
SD421.24 .D47 2007 On the fireline: living and dying with wildland firefighters Desmond, Matthew
SD420.73 .Y4 B8 1989 Burned area survey of Yellowstone National Park: the fires of 1988 Despain, Don G.
SD11 .A454 NO.248 The Legal system, the U.S. Forest Service, and human-caused wild fires Donoghue, Linda R.
SD11 .A454 NO.298 Status of wildland fire prevention evaluation in the United States Doolittle, Larry
SD11 .A4662 NO.98 History and legacy of fire effects in the South Carolina piedmont and coastal regions Fairchilds, Lindsay H.
SD11 .A45614 NO.550 Assessing values of air quality and visibility at risk from wildland fires Ferguson, Sue A.
SD421.32 .Y45 F7 2000 Yellowstone in the afterglow: lessons from the fires Franke, Mary Ann
SD421 .F84 1991 Forest fires: an introduction to wildland fire behavior, management, firefighting, and prevention Fuller, Margaret
QH105 .A5 U55 NO.9 A regional approach to fire history in Alaska Gabriel, Herman W.
TH9448 .G35 Wildfires: prevention and control Gaylor, Harry P.
SD11 .A45617 NO.736 Fire social science research: selected highlights González-Cabán, Armando
SD421.3 .G63 2006 Forest fire/wildfire protection Gorte, Ross W.
SD11 .A45617 NO.463 The effects of thinning and similar stand treatments on fire behavior in western forests Graham, Russell T.
SD11 .A45644 NO.115 Hayman fire case study: summary Graham, Russell T.
TK6570 .M6 G77 Radio for the fireline: a history of electronic communication in the Forest Service, 1905-1975 Gray, Gary Craven
SD421.32 .Y45 G78 Greater Yellowstone area fire situation, 1988 Greater Yellowstone Coordinating Committee
SD421.32 .Y4 G78 Report of the Greater Yellowstone Fire Impact and Recovery Research Workshop: October 14-17, 1988, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana Greater Yellowstone Fire Impact and Recovery Research Workshop (1988: Montana State University)
SD420.32 .Y35 G7 1989 Ecological consequences of the 1988 fires in the Greater Yellowstone area: final report Greater Yellowstone Postfire Ecological Assessment Workshop
SD11 .A454 NO.34 Climatic conditions preceding historically great fires in the North Central Region Haines, Donald A.
SD11 .A454 NO.87 Forest fires in Missouri Haines, Donald A.
SD11 .A454 NO.158 Forest fires in Pennsylvania Haines, Donald A.
SD11 .A4542 NO.16 Wildfire atlas of the northeastern and north central States Haines, Donald A.
SD420.73 .U6 H26 The Gisborne era of forest fire research: legacy of a pioneer Hardy, Charles E.
SD144 .A118 A2 NO.396 Fuel moisture as measured and predicted during the 1988 fires in Yellowstone Park Hartford, Roberta A.
SH11 .A22 NO.161 Interpretation and compendium of historical fire accounts in the northern Great Plains Higgins, Kenneth F.
SB482 .W2 C882 NO.89-4 Fuel and fire behavior predictions in subalpine forests of Pacific northwest national parks Huff, Mark H.
SD421.32 .W47 I68 2001 Is your home protected from wildfire disaster?: a homeowner's guide to wildfire retrofit Institute for Business & Home Safety
SD421.45 .I58 I56 1994 Report of the Interagency Management Review Team: South Canyon Fire Interagency Management Review Team (U.S.)
SD421 .J46 2008 Living with fire: fire ecology and policy for the twenty-first century Jensen, Sara E., 1978-
SD421 .F674 2001 Forest fires: behavior and ecological effects Johnson, E. A. (Edward Arnold)
SD11 .A45644 NO.91 Cascading effects of fire exclusion in Rocky Mountain ecosystems: a literature review Keane, Robert E.
HT123 .K45 2006 Wildfire and Americans: how to save lives, property, and your tax dollars Kennedy, Roger G.
SD11 .A456131 NO.542 Issues in evaluating the costs and benefits of fuel treatments to reduce wildfire in the nation's forests Kline, J. D.
SD144 .A118 A2 NO.411 Ignition probabilities of wildland fuels based on simulated lightning discharges Latham, Don J.
SD565 .L49 2005 The Forest Service and the greatest good: a centennial history Lewis, James G. (James Graham), 1965-
SD11 .A456142 NO.229 A contingent valuation study of the value of reducing fire hazards to old-growth forests in the Pacific Northwest Loomis, John B.
SD11 .A45617 NO.292 Deterioration of fire-killed and fire-damaged timber in the western United States Lowell, Eini C.
SD11 .A45617 NO.630 Integrated research to improve fire management decisionmaking MacGregor, Donald G. (Donald Gordon), 1946-
SD11 .A454 NO.102 The causes of fires on northeastern national forests Main, William A.
SD421.3 .M33 2003 Fire and ashes: on the front lines of American wildfire Maclean, John N.
SD421.32 .C6 M235 1999 Fire on the mountain: the true story of the South Canyon fire Maclean, John N.
QH545 .F5 L36 2011 The landscape ecology of fire McKenzie, Donald
SD421.32 .Y45 M67 1993 Fire in paradise: the Yellowstone fires and the politics of environmentalism Morrison, Micah, 1957-
SD11 .A45617 NO.254 Fire history and pattern in a Cascade Range landscape Morrison, Peter H.
SD421.32 .C2 O36 1991 The Oakland/Berkeley Hills Fire, October 20, 1991 National Fire Protection Association
SD421.32 .M5 S8 1991 Stephan Bridge Road fire: case study National Fire Protection Association
SD421.3 .A57 2004 American perspectives on the wildland/urban interface National Wildland/Urban Interface Fire Program (U.S.)
SD421.3 .C65 2000 Communities compatible with nature National Wildland/Urban Interface Fire Program (U.S.)
SD421.3 .D482 1997 Developing a cooperative approach to wildfire protection National Wildland/Urban Interface Fire Protection Program (U.S.)
SD421 .N89 Analysis and summary of forest fires in coastal Alaska Noste, Nonan V.
SD11 .A45617 NO.715 Citizen-agency interactions in planning and decisionmaking after large fires Olsen, Christine S.
SD421.3 .O88 2002 Wildland fire primer: a guide for educators, 2002-2003 Owens, John
SD11 .A45617 NO.690 A consumer guide, tools to manage vegetation and fuels Peterson, David L. (David Lawrence), 1954-
SD11 .A45617 NO.628 Forest structure and fire hazard in dry forests of the western United States Peterson, David L. (David Lawrence), 1954-
SD421.34 .C36 L37 2004 Large-area forest fires Piwnicki, Józef
SD421.3 .P96 1997 Fire in America: a cultural history of wildland and rural fire Pyne, Stephen J., 1949-
SD421.32 .P6 P96 1989 Fire on the rim: a firefighter's season at the Grand Canyon Pyne, Stephen J., 1949-
SD421 .P94 1996 Introduction to wildland fire Pyne, Stephen J., 1949-
SD421.3 .P963 2003 Smoke chasing Pyne, Stephen J., 1949-
SD421.3 .P96 2004 Tending fire: coping with America's wildland fires Pyne, Stephen J., 1949-
SD421 .P95 1995 World fire: the culture of fire on earth Pyne, Stephen J., 1949-
SD421.32 .M9 P96 2001 Year of the fires: the story of the great fires of 1910 Pyne, Stephen J., 1949-
SD421.32 .Y45 R45 2008 Yellowstone's rebirth by fire: rising from the ashes of the 1988 wildfires Reinhart, Karen Wildung
SD144 .A135 U6 NO.127 Land-use planning may reduce fire damage in the urban-wildland intermix Rice, Carol L.
SD144 .A118 A4 NO.299 Mann Gulch fire: a race that couldn't be won Rothermel, Richard C.
SD421.3 .R68 2007 Blazing heritage: a history of wildland fire in the national parks Rothman, Hal, 1958-2007
SD421 .U5532 2004 An ecological assessment of the Bureau of Land Management's current fire management plans: materials and recommendations for future fire planning Schussman, Heather
SD421 .S6 Fire weather: a guide for application of meteorological information to forest fire control operations Schroeder, Mark J.
SD421.32 .Y45 S53 1991 Guardians of Yellowstone Sholly, Dan R.
SD11 .A4542 NO.83 The Mack Lake fire Simard, Albert J.
SD11 .A45644 NO.42 v.1 Wildland fire in ecosystems: effects of fire on fauna Smith, Jane Kapler
SD11 .A45644 NO.42 v.2 Wildland fire in ecosystems: effects of fire on flora Smith, Jane Kapler
SD421.32 .W47 S77 2005 Drift smoke: loss and renewal in a land of fire Strohmaier, David J. (David Jon), 1965-
SD421.32 .N67 S77 2001 The seasons of fire: reflections on fire in the West Strohmaier, David J. (David Jon), 1965-
SD421.435 .T39 2000 Jumping fire: a smokejumper's memoir of fighting wildfire Taylor, Murry A.
SD421.32 .W47 T48 1995 Fire line: the summer battles of the West Thoele, Michael
SD421.32 .A4 T63 2006 Wildland fire in Alaska: a history of organized fire suppression and management in the Last Frontier Todd, Susan
SD421.3 .A95 1997 Aviation in the BLM: managing fire and natural resources United States. Bureau of Land Management
SD421.45 .I58 S6 1994 South Canyon fire investigation of the 14 fatalities that occurred on July 6, 1994 near Glenwood Springs, Colorado United States. Bureau of Land Management
SD421 .F56 1995 Findings from the Wildland Firefighters Human Factors Workshop: improving wildland firefighter performance under stressful, risky conditions: toward better decisions on the fireline and more resilient organizations United States. Forest Service
SD421 .U51 Wildfire prevention analysis: problems and programs United States. Forest Service
SD421 .U54 1973 The natural role of fire United States. Forest Service. Northern Region
SD11 .A522 NO.54 History, uses, and effects of fire in the Appalachians Van Lear, David H.
SD421.32 .Y45 A46 2004 After the fires: the ecology of change in Yellowstone National Park Wallace, Linda L., 1951-
SD420.55 .W67 Wilderness & wildfire Walsh, Tom
SD11 .A45617 NO.599 Bridging the worlds of fire managers and researchers: lessons and opportunities from the wildland fire workshops White, Seth M.
SD421.32 .W47 W66 2003 In fire's way: a practical guide to life in the wildfire danger zone Wolf, Thomas J. (Thomas Joseph), 1945-
SD421.3 .W53 2006 Wildfire: a century of failed forest policy Wuerthner, George
SD421.3 .W54 2006 The wildfire reader: a century of failed forest policy Wuerthner, George