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Title

Is wildland fire research paying its way?
Document Type: Journal Article
Author(s): Martin E. Alexander
Publication Year: 2011

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Keyword(s):
  • Canada
  • CFFDRS - Canadian Forest Fire Danger Rating System
  • cost-benefit ratio
  • FBP - Canadian Forest Fire Behavior Prediction System
  • fire research
  • FWI - CFFDRS Fire Weather Index System
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  • International
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Record Last Modified: March 27, 2018
FRAMES Record Number: 11913

Description

Is wildland fire research paying its way? This is a fair question to periodically ask I think. There is surprisingly very little on the subject to be found in the literature. This short communication will serve to recap one such study that I was involved in several years ago. This one page letter to the editor introduces a case study to research this question.

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Citation:
Alexander, M. E. 2011. Is wildland fire research paying its way?. The Forestry Chronicle 87(6):715.