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Wildland fire research needs in the West

Forest Service managers" views

by Richard J. Barney

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Published by Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Ogden, Utah .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest fires,
  • Research

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard J. Barney
    SeriesUSDA Forest Service general technical report INT -- 63, General technical report INT -- 63.
    ContributionsIntermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Ogden, Utah)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 pages :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25659985M
    OCLC/WorldCa8286774

    The BehavePlus Fire Modeling System is among the most widely used systems for wildland fire prediction. It is designed for use in a range of tasks including wildfire behaviour prediction, prescribed fire planning, fire investigation, fuel hazard assessment, fire model understanding, communication and research. BehavePlus is based on mathematical models for fire behaviour, fire effects and fire Cited by: Advances in Forest Fire Research - D. X. Viegas (Ed.), Chapter 4 – Fire at the Wildland Urban Interface (), pp. Google Scholar Pita et al., Cited by: 1.

    Wildland Fire Research to Protect Health and the Environment. Researchers lift a monitoring balloon to track smoke from a prescribed fire in Camp Lejeune, N.C The west and other parts of the US have experienced significant forest fires in recent years. These fires have been devastating to infrastructure, yet there is limited knowledge of the. 4. Wildland Fire Situation Analysis I. Wildland Fire Situation Analysis Few decisions agency administrators make obligate more money, commit more people to hazardous duty, have longer term impacts on natural resources, or determine the scope of future management decisions than the selection of a large fire suppression Size: 78KB.

    Introduction to Wildland Fire, Second Edition provides a comprehensive resource for studying the fundamentals of fire behavior, its ecological effects, and its cultural and institutional framework. This new Second Edition expands and updates the coverage of the field and explores the subject of wildfire management in a broad scientific, technical, and social context. Leadership in Wildland Fire” has been awarded the Canadian federal government’s Social Science and Humanities Research Council grant for graduate scholars. This council’s grant committee also nominated Rachel for the “Nelson Mandela Award” based on her research topic that embodies this man’s values and legacy. Insights on.


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