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FOCUS: a fire management planning system -- final reportAuthor(s): Frederick W. Bratten; James B. Davis; George T. Flatman; Jerold W. Keith; Stanley R. Rapp; Theodore G. Storey
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-49. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Exp. Stn. 34 p
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
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DescriptionFOCUS (Fire Operational Characteristics Using Simulation) is a computer simulation model for evaluating alternative fire management plans. This final report provides a broad overview of the FOCUS system, describes two major modules-fire suppression and cost, explains the role in the system of gaming large fires, and outlines the support programs and ways of implementing the system. Retrieval Terms: fire management planning, fire suppression cost, simulation, mathematical models, FOCUS (computer program).
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CitationBratten, Frederick W.; Davis, James B.; Flatman, George T.; Keith, Jerold W.; Rapp, Stanley R.; Storey, Theodore G. 1981. FOCUS: a fire management planning system -- final report. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-49. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 34 p.
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