Values protected in interior Alaska
Document Type: Conference Paper
Author(s): J. H. Richardson
Editor(s): C. W. Slaughter; R. J. Barney; G. M. Hansen
Publication Year: 1971

Cataloging Information

  • fire control
  • fire danger rating
  • fire management
  • fire protection
  • fire size
  • interior Alaska
  • land management
  • wildfires
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Record Last Modified: June 1, 2018
FRAMES Record Number: 45804
Tall Timbers Record Number: 21400
TTRS Location Status: In-file
TTRS Call Number: A13.32/2:F54 1971
TTRS Abstract Status: Okay, Fair use, Reproduced by permission

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The Bureau of Land Management in Alaska allocates fire control resources during critical situations according to a plan that considers resource values, fire danger, and numbers of men committed to fires. Values were assigned by resource managers according to a standard point value system. Justification of fire expenditures must consirder values saved. Graphs are attached which illustrate the relationship of costs, losses, and values saved at varying levels of input.

Richardson, J. H. 1971. Values protected in interior Alaska, in Slaughter, C. W., Barney, R. J., and Hansen, G. M., Fire in the northern environment -- a symposium: proceedings. Fairbanks, AK. USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station,Portland, OR. p. 173-178,