Sustainability and the Origins of Wildland Fire Research

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  • Diane M. Smith Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory USDA, USA

Abstract

At the 1873 annual meeting of AAAS, Franklin B. Hough argued for protection of America’s forests and conducted the first national investigation of wildland fire.

Author Biography

Diane M. Smith, Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory USDA, USA

Diane M. Smith is a research historian for the USDA Forest Service’s Missoula Fire Sciences Lab, currently working on a history of fire research.

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2015-07-15

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