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Bushfire prevention control

Andreas T. Gboloo

Bushfire prevention control

a Ghanaian approach

by Andreas T. Gboloo

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Published by Sedco in Accra .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana,
  • Ghana.
    • Subjects:
    • Forest fires -- Ghana -- Prevention and control.,
    • Grassland fires -- Ghana -- Prevention and control.,
    • Fire prevention -- Ghana.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-231).

      Other titlesBushfires, a Ghanaian approach
      Statementby Andreas T. Gboloo ; foreword by George Benneh.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSD421.34.G4 G36 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, [4], 231 p. :
      Number of Pages231
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3603532M
      ISBN 109964720645
      LC Control Number2002345897
      OCLC/WorldCa51507571

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        As bushfires burn in NSW and Queensland, Coalition politicians and One Nation have been pointing the finger at the Greens for preventing hazard . develops tools to evaluate and map potential exposure of buildings to bushfire, informing construction requirements and land-use planning. Data. Landcover; The Dynamic Land Cover Dataset of Australia is the first nationally consistent and thematically comprehensive land cover reference for Australia. It is the result of a collaboration between.


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