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The risk perceptions and policy response toward wildland fire hazards by urban home-owners

Philip D. Gardner, Hanna J. Cortner, Keith Widaman
1987 Landscape and Urban Planning  
Papers in which specific problems are examined are welcome.  ...  Results from an analysis which links fire awareness, risk perceptions and policy preferences indicate that urban residents have a low initial awareness to fire severity, assign low probabilities to occurrences  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Funding for this project was received from the Academic Senate, University of California at Riverside, when the senior author was Assistant Professor in the Department of Soils and Environmental  ... 
doi:10.1016/0169-2046(87)90021-1 fatcat:tthngr6bdnazlkxlrrzzwjdl6u

A decision tree in a classification of fire hazard factors

Nataliia Pashynska, Vitaliy Snytyuk, Viktor Putrenko, Andriy Musienko
2016 Eastern-European Journal of Enterprise Technologies  
This index indicates the occurrence of a drought and an increase in the fire hazard. It is mainly caused by deposition through a process of infiltration.  ...  A combined analysis of these data is used for determining integrated indicators that reflect a potential fire hazard area.  ... 
doi:10.15587/1729-4061.2016.79868 fatcat:6qgfzcxljje5tc5wq56r52w63y

Consideration of fire risks in construction on the basic of territories typology

Vladimir Minaev, Boris Korobets, Tuan Dao, Phan Tuan Anh, A. Volkov, A. Pustovgar, A. Adamtsevich
2018 MATEC Web of Conferences  
fire service resources in territorial clusters.  ...  Trends for each province in Vietnam from 2006 to 2016, and their averaged indicator for the same years are considered.  ...  hazard indicator.  ... 
doi:10.1051/matecconf/201825102016 fatcat:uptbezdxzzdgdfitymg2ubkb24

Comprehensive Evaluation and Optimization Model of Regional Fire Protection Planning of Major Hazard Sources Based on Multiobjective Fuzzy Theory

Fujiang Chen, Junying Chen, Jingang Liu, Akshi Kumar
2022 Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience  
Fire protection is an important part of national economic and social development, and it is also one of the indicators to measure the level of modern culture.  ...  multiobjective fuzzy theory-based comprehensive evaluation and optimization model of fire planning for major hazard sources.  ...  method and transformed it into a genetic algorithm to solve the model [1] . ere are always some problems in the mountain fire station.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2022/3517836 pmid:35186059 pmcid:PMC8856794 fatcat:ikhngia4enfo5ir57g6t56dkj4

Hydrological consequences of changes forest cover on watersheds of the Amur river basin

Galina Sokolova, Andrei Verkhoturov, Hiroshi Hayasaka, I. Rasskazov, S. Tkach
2020 E3S Web of Conferences  
Observing the geographic environment change of watersheds is very important for understanding problem of influence on streamflow, which ranks fourth out of 23 hydrological problems highlighted at Vienna  ...  An increase frequency of fires entails a change in forest species composition.  ...  This indicates a possible continuation of long-term linear trend of fire hazard according to weather conditions.  ... 
doi:10.1051/e3sconf/202019204011 fatcat:3m7qtmso7zgi3k4jjhv2ci4yxa

Assessing and mapping multi-hazard risk susceptibility using a machine learning technique

Hamid Reza Pourghasemi, Narges Kariminejad, Mahdis Amiri, Mohsen Edalat, Mehrdad Zarafshar, Thomas Blaschke, Artemio Cerda
2020 Scientific Reports  
For four strategic watersheds, it is notable that in the Dorodzan Watershed, landslides and floods are the most important hazards; whereas, flood occurrences cover the largest area of the Maharlou Watershed  ...  In contrast, the Tashk-Bakhtegan Watershed is so sensible to floods and landslides, respectively. Finally, in the Ghareaghaj Watershed, forest fire ranks as the strongest hazard, followed by floods.  ...  For solving this problem, different techniques were applied, and the results are presented in Table 4 .  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41598-020-60191-3 pmid:32081935 pmcid:PMC7035287 fatcat:3pbtmjkrf5aj7md2dgsbliy7fq

Review of methods for modelling forest fire risk and hazard

Yakubu I, Mireku Gyimah D, A Duker A
2015 African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology  
In this paper, the various methods are reviewed in order to enhance the use of appropriate method(s) for forest fire risk and hazard management.  ...  Fire is a natural factor in many climates with high levels of vegetation stress.  ...  After identification of the hazard, one important thing is to decide whether the hazard from fire is important enough to be a source of serious potential harm or in any given situation may cause loss,  ... 
doi:10.5897/ajest2014.1820 fatcat:st2xlwxndzah3irufyhlml565e

New certification system for enhanced fire safety of vehicles

Ola Willstrand, Peter Karlsson, Max Rosengren, Jonas Brandt
2018 Zenodo  
The fire risk management required in the certification is a key safety element, used to identify and evaluate fire hazards.  ...  For best results, it is important that manufacturers, operators and service centres are equally dedicated to solve the fire problem.  ...  For best results, it is important that manufacturers, operators and service centres are equally dedicated to solve the fire problem.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1473571 fatcat:kilhlmfg5va63nzhu4btm4wq2u

Industrial Fire Problems: An Overview

J. Mcquaid
1991 IAFSS - The International Association for Fire Safety Science : proceedings  
Though its control of industrial safety in the United Kingdom, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) encounters a wide variety of fire problems.  ...  Fires in industry impinge on the safety of workers, those living in the vicinity of the installation and on the~nvironment.  ...  In par-ticular, acknowledgement is made of the contr-ibutions of Drs S F Jagger-, G T Atkinson and P Tolson.  ... 
doi:10.3801/iafss.fss.3-61 fatcat:ue75ydl4xrhtnadtqtfoj5lb44

Application of analytical hierarchy process (AHP) in prioritizing HAZOP analysis for pilot plant

Hanida Abdul Aziz, Mohamad Rizza Othman, Azmi Mohd Shariff, Lian See Tan
2017 Chemical Engineering Research Bulletin  
This is particularly useful as a leading indicator to process designers/engineers/researcher in prioritizing their efforts and resources on more significant hazards, hence prevent accidents of the pilot  ...  Generally, the outcome of HAZOP analysis could results in identifying large number of hazards thus poses a challenge for assessors to take actions in dealing with all the hazards.  ...  The corresponding HAZOP analysis for this node is shown in Table 2 . Problem decomposition hierarchy Problem decomposition is very important in decision making.  ... 
doi:10.3329/cerb.v19i0.33801 fatcat:qosxxvldffbdla3qjbow7ms2p4

Research on Fire Risk Assessment of Chemical Tank Farm Based on Fuzzy Mathematics and Grey Relational Analysis

Bin Zhou, Dan He
2018 Chemical Engineering Transactions  
, and reducing fire hazards within the region.  ...  The purpose of this study is to reduce the probability of fire in the chemical tank farm.  ...  Hazardous chemicals are flammable, explosive, and toxic. It poses a hazard to equipment, people and the environment (Liu et al., 2018) .  ... 
doi:10.3303/cet1871133 doaj:0ebedf3a8710451cb15359884d45a34a fatcat:syulgz4i4nh6xm3nzuznloqm4y

Integration of Fire Risk in a Sustainable Forest Management Model

Maria Costa Freitas, António Xavier, Rui Fragoso
2017 Forests  
In Mediterranean areas, forest fires are a considerable risk most years.  ...  The methodological approach was implemented in a management area located in the Algarve, in southern Portugal.  ...  The founding sponsors had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, and in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/f8080270 fatcat:kn6bq326ynb4pk6tp5psyxk4c4

Pesticide Fires

Frederick M. Fishel
2010 EDIS  
Fishel, introduces the potential problems associated with pesticide fires, precautions to take, what to do if a fire occurs, and a table to decode the numbers on the diamond-shaped National Fire Protection  ...  Includes form for pre-fire plan and additional sources of information. Published by the UF Department of Agronomy, October 2009. PI223/PI223: Pesticide Fires (  ...  or Update ____________ (Revise annually and after any important change.) Figure 4. Table 1 . 1 NFPA's hazardous rating system.  ... 
doi:10.32473/edis-pi223-2009 fatcat:jfv2n262jjf4hozomzsypgyocy

The Use of the Open Innovation Concept to Develop a Method to Improve Safety during the Mining Production Process: A Case Study of the Integration of University and Industry

Jarosław Brodny, Magdalena Tutak
2022 Journal of Open Innovation: Technology, Market and Complexity  
Since the mining enterprise in question was looking for an external solution to the problem of the formation and development of endogenous fires, it was open to cooperation.  ...  This article presents a relevant example of using the OI concept to develop and implement an innovative method for reducing the fire hazard that is caused by the spontaneous combustion of coal in underground  ...  In this regard, research on the identification of symptoms indicating the occurrence of an endogenous fire and its development is very important.  ... 
doi:10.3390/joitmc8020075 fatcat:wnoyfoxzkbgotjv7psbfmbyocq

Linking the actors and policies throughout the disaster management cycle by "Agreement on Objectives" – a new output-oriented management approach

S. Greiving, S. Pratzler-Wanczura, K. Sapountzaki, F. Ferri, P. Grifoni, K. Firus, G. Xanthopoulos
2012 Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences  
The approach has been successfully applied in two hazard cases and three administrative contexts: (a) the City of Dortmund (Germany) facing flash floods, (b) East Attica region (Greece) facing forest fires  ...  , and (c) Lazio Region (Italy) also facing forest fires.  ...  ., 12, 1085-1107, 2012 indicators. In the following the most important challenges are discussed.  ... 
doi:10.5194/nhess-12-1085-2012 fatcat:cbnh4gx32fapphlc3cfwbvqpji
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