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Title

Landscape and Wildfires Seminary: Diagnosis and suppression, methodological advances
Document Type: Report
Author(s): Francisco Rodríguez y Silva; Juan Ramón Molina Martínez; Matthew P. Thompson; Kit O'Connor
Publication Year: 2020

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
  • decision support system
  • fire management
  • fire planning model
  • firefighter safety
  • fuels management
  • large fires
  • public safety
  • risk management
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Record Last Modified: May 22, 2020
FRAMES Record Number: 61247

Description

In 2015, researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Human Dimensions Program (hereafter U.S. Forest Service), and the University of Có\ordoba, Forest Engineering Department, Forest Fire Laboratory, Spain (hereafter University of Cordoba), entered into an official Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The primary objective of the MOU is to jointly develop strategic fire planning models and decision support systems to promote cost-effective and efficient fuels and fire management. The broader goals of the research are to enhance firefighter and public safety, to reduce fire management costs, and improve adoption of risk management principles by the fire management community

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Citation:
Rodriguez y Silva, Francisco; Martinez, Juan Ramon Molina; Thompson, Matthew P.; O’Connor, Kit. 2020. Landscape and Wildfires Seminary: Diagnosis and suppression, methodological advances. Cordoba, Spain: University of Cordoba, Forest Engineering Department, Forest Fire Laboratory. 47 p.