Problems with studies, claims, and assumptions that have been made about the causes of fires in Indonesia_s tropical moist forests are identified, and the kinds of concepts, methods, prioritizing, and data needed to resolve the problems are discussed. Separate sections are devoted to studying ignitions, studying fire susceptibility and fire behavior, and using the goal of causal explanation to guide interdisciplinary research.
Topic: fire,forest fires,forests,fire causes,research projects
Publication Year: 2006
Source: Human Ecology (34)