Geographia Polonica (1977) vol. 34

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The nature and perception of the bushfire hazard in Southeastern Australia

M. C. R Edgell, E. H. Brown

Geographia Polonica (1977) vol. 34, pp. 99-118

Abstract

This first part of this paper reviews the nature and impact of and adjustmentsto bushfires in southeastern Australia. The second part deals with a preliminaryexamination of the manner in which the residents of one high firedangerarea, the Dandenong ranges in Victoria, perceive and adjust to bushfiresas part of their environment.

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M. C. R Edgell, University College London
E. H. Brown, University College London