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Title: Leveraging the geospatial advantage

Author: Butler, Ben; Bailey, Andrew;

Date: 2013

Source: Wildfire. March/April. Online: http://firechief.com/wf-technology/leveraging-geospatial-advantage.

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: The Wildland Fire Decision Support System (WFDSS) web-based application leverages geospatial data to inform strategic decisions on wildland fires. A specialized data team, working within the Wildland Fire Management Research Development and Application group (WFM RD&A), assembles authoritative national-level data sets defining values to be protected. The use of such high-quality trusted data ensures that critical resources, infrastructure and firefighter risk exposure are considered in both the planning and implementation phases of incident management (Figure 3 and Table 1).

Keywords: Wildland Fire Decision Support System (WFDSS), geospatial data

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Butler, Ben; Bailey, Andrew. 2013. Leveraging the geospatial advantage. Wildfire. March/April. Online: http://firechief.com/wf-technology/leveraging-geospatial-advantage.

 


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