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Title: Proceedings of the symposium on fire economics, planning, and policy: bottom lines; 1999 April 5-9; San Diego, CA

Author: González-Cabán, Armando; Omi, Philip N.;

Date: 1999

Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-173. Albany, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 332 p

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

Description: These proceedings summarize the results of a symposium designed to address current issues of agencies with wildland fire protection responsibility at the Federal and State levels. The topics discussed at the symposium include fire economics, planning, and policy on wildfire and prescribed fire. Representatives from several international organizations presented the experiences in their countries on the same issues. Forty-five invited papers and 12 posters were presented at the symposium that described the issues and presented state-of-the-art techniques to address technical issues on fire economics, planning, and policy currently facing land and fire managers.

Keywords: fire economics, fire simulation models, prescribed fire, resource valuation, strategic fire planning, wildfire costs, wildland fire policy

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González-Cabán, Armando; Omi, Philip N., technical coordinators 1999. Proceedings of the symposium on fire economics, planning, and policy: bottom lines; 1999 April 5-9; San Diego, CA. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-173. Albany, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 332 p

 


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