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Title: The Biswell symposium: fire issues and solutions in urban interface and wildland ecosystems; February 15-17, 1994; Walnut Creek, California
Author: Weise, David R.; Martin, Robert E. technical coordinators
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-158. Albany, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 199 p
- The Oakland-Berkeley Hills fire of 1991
Ewell, P. Lamont
- Dr. Biswell's influence on the development of prescribed burning in California
van Wagtendonk, Jan W.\t
- "What do we do now, Ollie?"
Irwin, Robert L.
- Fire history of the local wildland-urban interface
Honeycutt, Neil R.
- Local, state, and national perspectives
Pierpont, Donald A.; Nehoda, Ken; Williams, Jerry T.
- Institutionalizing fire safety in making land use and development decisions
Johnson, Marie-Annette; Mullenix, Marc
- A synopsis of large or disastrous wildland fires
Martin, Robert E.; Sapsis, David B.
- Cooperative Efforts in Fuels Management
Adams, Gerald L.
- Organizational barriers
Blonski, Kenneth S.
- Legal barriers
Ruud, Anita E.
- Federal disaster assistance programs
Patterson, William J.
- Fire in Wildland ecosystems—opening comments
- Interagency wilderness fire management
- FARSITE: a fire area simulator for fire managers
Finney, Mark A.
- Funding fuels management in the national park service: costs and benefits
Botti, Stephen J.
- Ecosystem management issues
- Panel discussion: prescribed burning in the 21st century
Jerry Hurley, ; Ishmael Messer, ; Stephen J. Botti, ; Jay Perkins, ; L. Dean Clark,
- Use of class a foams on structures and wildlands
- Structure ignition assessment model (SIAM)\t
Cohen, Jack D.
- Strategies for and barriers to public adoption of fire safe behavior
Hodgson, Ronald W.
- Neighborhood organization activities: evacuation drills, clusters, and fire safety awareness
- Conflicts between natural resources and structural protection
- Moderator’s comments
Honeycutt, Neil R.
- The East Bay Vegetation Management Consortium:\ta subregional approach to resource management and planning
- East bay fire chiefs' consortium
- The bay area wildfire forum
Bruce, Todd E.
- Social and environmental issues in developing vegetation and fire management plans
- Working to make the Clean Air Act and prescribed burning compatible
- Comprehensive fire prevention legislation enacted by the California legislature in 1992 after the East Bay firestorm
- Florida’s solution to liability issues
Wade, Dale; Brenner, James
- The role of fire in ecosystem management
Williams, Jerry T.
- Structural wildland intermix
Coleman, Ronny J.
- A balanced approach: Dr. Biswell's solution to fire issues in urban interface and wildland ecosystems
- Poster Session
Description: These proceedings summarize the results of a symposium designed to address current issues about wildfire and prescribed fire in both the wildland-urban interface and in wildlands. Thirty-eight invited oral papers and 23 poster papers describing the issues and state-of-the-art solutions to technical, biological, and social challenges currently facing land and fire managers were presented at The Biswell Symposium held February 15-17, 1994, in Walnut Creek, California.
Keywords: community response, ecosystem management, fire ecology, fire management, fuel management, prescribed burning
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Weise, David R.; Martin, Robert E., technical coordinators 1995. The Biswell symposium: fire issues and solutions in urban interface and wildland ecosystems; February 15-17, 1994; Walnut Creek, California. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-158. Albany, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 199 p
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