Analyzing trade-offs between fuels management, suppression, and damages from wildfire

  • Authors: Mercer, D. Evan; Haight, Robert G.; Prestemon, Jeffrey P.
  • Publication Year: 2008
  • Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
  • Source: In: Holmes, Thomas P.; Prestemon, Jeffrey P.; Abt, Karen L., eds. The Economics of Forest Disturbance: Wildfires, Storms, and Invasive Species: Springer Science. 247-272.

Abstract

With expenditures to suppress wildfires in the United States increasing rapidly during the past couple of decades, fire managers, scientists, and policy makers have begun an intense effort to develop alternative approaches to managing wildfire.

  • Citation: Mercer, D. Evan; Haight, Robert G.; Prestemon, Jeffrey P. 2008. Analyzing trade-offs between fuels management, suppression, and damages from wildfire. In: Holmes, Thomas P.; Prestemon, Jeffrey P.; Abt, Karen L., eds. The Economics of Forest Disturbance: Wildfires, Storms, and Invasive Species: Springer Science. 247-272.
  • Posted Date: November 16, 2008
  • Modified Date: November 16, 2008
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