A conceptual framework for integrating fire considerations in wildland planning
Louis T. Egging, Richard J. Barney, Rita P. Thompson, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Ogden, Utah)
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, 1980 - Nature - 11 pages
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air quality ALTERNATIVE FORMULATION PHASE alternative management strategies balance resource beginning at node collector module component consequences control/fire use strategy demands and desire economic evaluation ecosystem production module ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSE MODULE established planning criteria evaluation module expanded in figure fire behavior module Fire behavior predictions fire behavior subsystem fire control fire control/fire fire decision fire effects subsystem FIRE HISTORY fire intensity fire management decision fire management strategy fire occurrence module FIRE STRATEGY fire use activities fuel moisture fuel physics fuels information FUNCTIONAL SPECIALTY hazard/risk stratification help the manager input integrate fire considerations land allocation Land management levels of fire Long-term fire effects management alternative management decision system management strategies developed outputs particulate phase of planning physical/biological planning process primary effects proposed fire resource management objectives resource potential/demand resource productivity satellite imagery selected for implementation situation assessment phase smoke production strategies are evaluated suppression action topography u_ q weather information