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    Author(s): Anne E. Black
    Date: 2009
    Source: Fire Management Today. 69(2): 5-10.
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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    If you were involved in the 2008 fire season in the West, you may have heard the term "Key Decision Log" or "KDL." This article describes the KDL concept, it's intent (past and present), how it was applied in 2008, and where the practice is heading.

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    Black, Anne E. 2009. The Key Decision Log: Facilitating high reliability and organizational learning. Fire Management Today. 69(2): 5-10.


    Key Decision Log, KDL, fire management

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