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Locating suppression resources by travel times to wildfiresAuthor(s): Romain M. Mees
Source: Res. Note PSW-RN-387. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, ForestService, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 5 p
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
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DescriptionTwo mathematical models are given to determine the best locations for initial attack resources in terms of travel time: a linear programmingmodel and a statistical model. An example for the Clearwater National Forest in Idaho illustrates some of the differences between the two models.
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CitationMees, Romain M. 1986. Locating suppression resources by travel times to wildfires. Res. Note PSW-RN-387. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 5 p.
Keywordsinitial attack, arrival time, road network, resource locations
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