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    Author(s): Morgan Pence; Tom Zimmerman
    Date: 2011
    Source: Fire Management Today. 71(1): 18-22.
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Description

    Federal agency policy requires documentation and analysis of all wildland fire response decisions. In the past, planning and decision documentation for fires were completed using multiple unconnected processes, yielding many limitations. In response, interagency fire management executives chartered the development of the Wildland Fire Decision Support System (WFDSS).

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    Citation

    Pence, Morgan; Zimmerman, Thomas. 2011. The Wildland Fire Decision Support System: Integrating science, technology, and fire management. Fire Management Today. 71(1): 18-22.

    Keywords

    Wildland Fire Decision Support System (WFDSS), fire management

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