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The Resource Extreme wildfire : smoke jumpers, high-tech gear, survival tactics, and the extraordinary science of fire, Mark Thiessen with Glen Phelan

Extreme wildfire : smoke jumpers, high-tech gear, survival tactics, and the extraordinary science of fire, Mark Thiessen with Glen Phelan

Label
Extreme wildfire : smoke jumpers, high-tech gear, survival tactics, and the extraordinary science of fire
Title
Extreme wildfire
Title remainder
smoke jumpers, high-tech gear, survival tactics, and the extraordinary science of fire
Statement of responsibility
Mark Thiessen with Glen Phelan
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From a searing expanse of flames in Russia to barreling blazes in California, no wildfire is too extreme for National Geographic photographer and wildland firefighter Mark Thiessen. Travel with Thiessen across the globe as he investigates dangerous infernos and works alongside courageous firefighting teams. Offering stunning photography, expert advice, and inside information on the most high-tech gear, the author turns up the heat to show you the incredible science behind the flames."
Summary
An introduction to wildfires and their ecological impact describes the prevention and containment methods of fire science and the cutting-edge technologies that are being used to predict and track fire behavior, sharing additional information about the survival tactics and bravery of today's elite firefighters
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10522475
Cataloging source
NJQ/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thiessen, Mark
Dewey number
363.37
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Ages 8-12
  • 910L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
910
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
6.2
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Phelan, Glen
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thiessen, Mark
  • Thiessen, Mark
  • Wildfires
  • Forest fire fighters
  • Smokejumpers
  • Fire ecology
  • Wildfires
  • Forest fire fighters
  • Smokejumpers
  • Fire ecology
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
smoke jumpers, high-tech gear, survival tactics, and the extraordinary science of fire
Label
Extreme wildfire : smoke jumpers, high-tech gear, survival tactics, and the extraordinary science of fire, Mark Thiessen with Glen Phelan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The science of wildfire -- Battling wildfire from the ground -- Battling wildfire from the air -- Ecology of wildfire -- Living with wildfire
Control code
1649823
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
111 pages
Isbn
9781426325311
Lccn
2016005546
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781426325311
  • (OCoLC)952139051
Label
Extreme wildfire : smoke jumpers, high-tech gear, survival tactics, and the extraordinary science of fire, Mark Thiessen with Glen Phelan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The science of wildfire -- Battling wildfire from the ground -- Battling wildfire from the air -- Ecology of wildfire -- Living with wildfire
Control code
1649823
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
111 pages
Isbn
9781426325311
Lccn
2016005546
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781426325311
  • (OCoLC)952139051

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