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Analyzing trade-offs between fuels management, suppression, and damages from wildfireAuthor(s): D. Evan Mercer; Robert G. Haight; Jeffrey P. Prestemon
Source: In: Holmes, Thomas P.; Prestemon, Jeffrey P.; Abt, Karen L., eds. The Economics of Forest Disturbance: Wildfires, Storms, and Invasive Species: Springer Science. 247-272.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionWith expenditures to suppress wildfires in the United States increasing rapidly during the past couple of decades, fire managers, scientists, and policy makers have begun an intense effort to develop alternative approaches to managing wildfire.
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CitationMercer, D. Evan; Haight, Robert G.; Prestemon, Jeffrey P. 2008. Analyzing trade-offs between fuels management, suppression, and damages from wildfire. In: Holmes, Thomas P.; Prestemon, Jeffrey P.; Abt, Karen L., eds. The Economics of Forest Disturbance: Wildfires, Storms, and Invasive Species: Springer Science. 247-272.
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