Integrated Research to Improve Fire Management Decision Making
Government of the United States of America – Pacific Northwest Research Station, General Technical Report PNW-GTR-630
34 Pages Posted: 22 Mar 2011 Last revised: 8 Mar 2012
Date Written: March 16, 2011
The emergence of large fires of long duration (also known as siege fires) with their inherently high costs has raised numerous questions about the opportunities for cost containment. Cost reviews from the 2003 fire season have revealed how additional knowledge created through research can lead to better management and lower costs of fire incidents.
Keywords: fire management, decision making, strategic planning
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