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Integrated research to improve fire management decisionmaking.Author(s): Donald G. MacGregor; Richard W. Haynes
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-630. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 28 p
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionThe emergence of large fires of long duration (also known as siege fires) with their inherently high costs has raised numerous questions about the opportunities for cost containment. Cost reviews from the 2003 fire season have revealed how additional knowledge created through research can lead to better management and lower costs of fire incidents.
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CitationMacGregor, Donald G.; Haynes, Richard W. 2005. Integrated research to improve fire management decisionmaking. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-630. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 28 p
KeywordsFire management, decisionmaking, strategic planning
- A comparison of the costs of forest service and contract fire crews in the Pacific Northwest.
- Optimal fire and fuels management
- Financial analysis of fuel treatments.
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