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A multi-disciplinary approach to fire management strategy, suppression costs, community interaction, and organizational performanceAuthor(s): Anne E. Black; Krista Gebert; Sarah McCaffrey; Toddi Steelman; Janie Canton-Thompson
Source: Fire Management Today. 69(2): 11-14.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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DescriptionWildland fire management must balance the multiple objectives of protecting life, property, and resources; reducing hazardous fuels; and restoring ecosystems. These Federal policy imperatives, varied yet connected, must be met under an increasingly constrained budget. A key to management success is effectively exercising the full range of management flexibility in responding to wildland fire.
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CitationBlack, Anne E.; Gebert, Krista; McCaffrey, Sarah; Steelman, Toddi; Canton-Thompson, Janie. 2009. A multi-disciplinary approach to fire management strategy, suppression costs, community interaction, and organizational performance. Fire Management Today. 69(2): 11-14.
Keywordswildland fire, management
- Public perspectives on the "wildfire problem."
- Prediction errors in wildland fire situation analyses.
- Value and challenges of conducting rapid response research on wildland fires
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