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Type: Journal Article
Author(s): H. Brown
Publication Date: 2000

From the text ... 'Using standard terminology improves communication for a safer, better wildland fire organization. ...As policy evolves and new technologies emerge, wildland fire terminology is subject to constant change. ...The National Interagency Incident Management System was specifically designed to address the need for a standard wildland fire terminology in the United States.'

Citation: Brown, H. 2000. Wildland fire terminology update [including: Useful wildland fire glossaries; 'Wildfire'--a tainted term; and Wildland fire management terminology]. Fire Management Today, v. 60, no. 2, p. 41-46.

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