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    Author(s): Jeremy S. Fried; J. Keith Gilless; Robert E. Martin
    Date: 1987
    Source: In: Davis, James B.; Martin, Robert E., technical coordinators. 1987. Proceedings of the Symposium on Wildland Fire 2000, April 27-30, 1987, South Lake Tahoe, California. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-101. Berkeley, CA: Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; p. 212-217
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
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    Description

    The University of California's Department of Forestry and Resource Management, under contract with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, has developed and released the first version of the California Fire Economics Simulator (CFES). The current release is adapted from the Initial Action Assessment component of the USFS's National Fire Management Analysis System and features a greatly enhanced user interface. Research priorities include exploring alternatives to per acre net value change to better account for localized values at risk, addressing the issue of determining final sizes of escaped fires and developing enhancements to the Initial Attack Module to improve its realism.

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    Fried, Jeremy S.; Gilless, J. Keith; Martin, Robert E. 1987. CFES--California Fire Economics Simulator: A Computerized System for Wildland Fire Protection Planning. In: Davis, James B.; Martin, Robert E., technical coordinators. 1987. Proceedings of the Symposium on Wildland Fire 2000, April 27-30, 1987, South Lake Tahoe, California. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-101. Berkeley, CA: Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; p. 212-217

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