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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

Year:

1983

Publication type:

General Technical Report (GTR)

Primary Station(s):

Pacific Northwest Research Station

Source:

Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-158. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 23 p

Description

An 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.

Citation

Maxwell, 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

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