Skip to Main Content
Fuels and fire in land-management planning: Part 3. Costs and losses for management options.Author(s): Wayne G. Maxwell; David V. Sandberg; Franklin R. Ward
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-158. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 23 p
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
View PDF (538 KB)
DescriptionAn approach is illustrated for computing expected costs of fire protection; fuel treatment; fire suppression; damage values; and percent of area lost to wildfire for a management or rotation cycle. Input is derived from Part 1, a method for collecting and classifying the total fuel complex, and Part 2, a method for appraising and rating probable fire behavior. This approach can be used locally for fire management and in land-management planning.
- You may send email to email@example.com to request a hard copy of this publication.
- (Please specify exactly which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)
CitationMaxwell, Wayne G.; Sandberg, David V.; Ward, Franklin R. 1983. Fuels and fire in land-management planning: Part 3. Costs and losses for management options. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-158. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 23 p
KeywordsFire management, fuels (forest fire), fire behavior (forest), fire planning, management planning (forest)
- Fuels and fire in land-management planning. Part 1. Forest-fuel classification.
- Spatial optimization of the pattern of fuel management activities and subsequent effects on simulated wildfires
- A spatial database for restoration management capability on national forests in the Pacific Northwest USA
XML: View XML