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Richard A. DeVito, Jr.
2004 Journal of Emergency Management  
The MOU is designed to establish metropolitan area IMT regional overhead teams based on US Forest Service models; develop IMT capability; develop and train IMTs to support command; provide mutual aid staff  ...  and general staff of the Incident Command System (ICS).  ... 
doi:10.5055/jem.2004.0002 fatcat:fm6iwc7xcrgofkscucz7ljjkwu

Forest Fire Detection and Monitoring [chapter]

Sunil Thapa, Vishwas Sudhir Chitale, Sudip Pradhan, Bikram Shakya, Sundar Sharma, Smriety Regmi, Sameer Bajracharya, Shankar Adhikari, Gauri Shankar Dangol
2021 Earth Observation Science and Applications for Risk Reduction and Enhanced Resilience in Hindu Kush Himalaya Region  
AbstractForest fire is one of the major global environmental issues, causing havoc in places as disparate as cold Siberia, tropical Amazon, and the temperate HKH region (Fig. 8.1).  ...  The DoFSC staff are now well acquainted with fire-monitoring system and web application.  ...  Training materials, hands-on exercises, and flyers have been developed on how to use the forest-fire monitoring system and web application.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-73569-2_8 fatcat:xxehpg3j7zbszluknsvskiqbyu

RECOVER: An Automated, Cloud-Based Decision Support System for Post-Fire Rehabilitation Planning

J. L. Schnase, M. L. Carroll, K. T. Weber, M. E. Brown, R. L. Gill, M. Wooten, J. May, K. Serr, E. Smith, R. Goldsby, K. Newtoff, K. Bradford (+3 others)
2014 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
RECOVER is a site-specific decision support system that automatically brings together in a single analysis environment the information necessary for post-fire rehabilitation decision-making.  ...  biophysical data so that when the fire is contained, BAER teams will have a complete and ready-to-use RECOVER dataset and GIS analysis environment customized for the target wildfire.  ...  Favors, and colleagues in the NASA DEVELOP National Program Office for their help connecting the RECOVER project to the DEVELOP mission. Finally, we wish to thank L. Friedl, V. Ambrosia, and A.  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprsarchives-xl-1-363-2014 fatcat:uu6kp3kov5f25dtsufpsywekje

NASA Wrangler: Automated cloud-based data assembly in the recover wildfire decision support system

John Schnase, Mark Carroll, Roger Gill, Margaret Wooten, Keith Weber, Kindra Blair, Jeffrey May, William Toombs
2017 2017 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS)  
It is a core service of the RECOVER decision support system, which is providing rapid-response GIS analytic capabilities to state and local government agencies.  ...  Wrangler automatically collects Earth observational data, climate model outputs, derived remote sensing data products, and historic biophysical data for pre-, active-, and post-wildfire decision making  ...  In addition, GIS TReC provides the trained technical staff that has been essential to the successful use of the RECOVER DSS over the past two fire seasons.  ... 
doi:10.1109/igarss.2017.8128173 dblp:conf/igarss/SchnaseCGWWBMT17 fatcat:f7ezdfdztvfe5boqanreunzh4u

The US Fire Learning Network: Springing a Rigidity Trap through Multiscalar Collaborative Networks

William Hale Butler, Bruce Evan Goldstein
2010 Ecology and Society  
Despite wide recognition that public agencies should engage in ecological fire restoration, fire suppression still dominates planning and management, and restoration has failed to gain traction.  ...  Wildland fire management in the United States is caught in a rigidity trap, an inability to apply novelty and innovation in the midst of crisis.  ...  Acknowledgments: This article is based on research supported by grants from the U.S.D.A. Forest Service Northern Research Station and The Nature Conservancy. LITERATURE CITED Allison, H. E., and R.  ... 
doi:10.5751/es-03437-150321 fatcat:f2n5hh6brze53o6mws7bhqykk4

Urban Forest Educational Resources for Teaching Youth

Jennifer Seitz, Martha Monroe, Francisco Escobedo
2008 EDIS  
nature center staff as they help youth become more aware of the urban forests in their backyard.  ...  Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, January 2008. FOR 172/FR231: Urban Forest Educational Resources for Teaching Youth (  ...  Activities lead youth to explore 10 different kinds of forests in Florida; understand forest management issues such as prescribed fire, invasive exotics, and forest diseases; and examine forest systems  ... 
doi:10.32473/edis-fr231-2008 fatcat:hhvt7nboovbfplm7xi5jmfanbe

Firefighter Public Information Officers' Communication Effectiveness with the Media During the 1998 Florida Wildfires

Ricky Telg, Becky Raulerson
1999 Journal of Applied Communications  
A questionnaire was mailed to every member (99) of the Public Information Officer Section of the Florida Fire Chiefs' Association in spring 1999; 49 responded.  ...  A questionnaire was mailed to every member (99) of the Public Information Officer Section of the Florida Fire Chiefs' Association in spring 1999; 49 responded.  ...  computers) to PIOs in the field. • Initiate World Wide Web page development training for PIOs or someone else on staff. • Provide wildfire information to the public and media on the Web. • Provide other  ... 
doi:10.4148/1051-0834.2138 fatcat:4i4empttcfgdfduwxbgi5vb67e

Progress towards and barriers to implementation of a risk framework for US federal wildland fire policy and decision making

David C. Calkin, Mark A. Finney, Alan A. Ager, Matthew P. Thompson, Krista M. Gebert
2011 Forest Policy and Economics  
We first describe new developments in wildfire simulation technology that catalyzed the development of risk-based decision support systems for strategic wildfire management.  ...  In this paper we review progress towards the implementation of a risk management framework for US federal wildland fire policy and operations.  ...  for the analysis presented in Table 2 .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.forpol.2011.02.007 fatcat:ohtm6hjm3fc7tbfc5ht7z6fvx4

Supporting National Forest System Planning with Forest Inventory and Analysis Data

Zachary Wurtzebach, R Justin DeRose, Renate R Bush, Sara A Goeking, Sean Healey, Jim Menlove, Kristen A Pelz, Courtney Schultz, John D Shaw, Chris Witt
2019 Journal of forestry  
forest planning across the National Forest System.  ...  In 2012, the US Forest Service promulgated new regulations for land-management planning that emphasize the importance of scientifically credible assessment and monitoring strategies for adaptive forest  ...  We extend thanks to practitioners in the USDA Forest Service who provided comments, examples, and guidance with this research.  ... 
doi:10.1093/jofore/fvz061 fatcat:rekxlxl4sbc4vneobdzigp2mva

Web Enabled Campus Emergency Communication System

Iwasokun Gabriel Babatunde
2013 Journal of Computer Engineering and Information Technology  
A web enabled interoperability system for exchange of information between people at crime scene (eye witnesses), the campus security agencies and external emergency management bodies is proposed.  ...  They include but not limited to coordination, preparedness planning, training, interagency liaison, fire-fighting and oil or hazardous material cleanup.  ...  A Web-based system in a smart space for joint response actions to fire incidences is proposed in [21] .  ... 
doi:10.4172/2324-9307.1000107 fatcat:v7ykpgggkvgfbnk2wvqc22r2bi

Policy Tools and Capacities for Adaptiveness in US Public Land Management [chapter]

Zachary Wurtzebach, Courtney Schultz
2021 Adaptiveness: Changing Earth System Governance  
Acknowledgements This study was made possible with funding from the Joint Fire Science Program (#16-1-02-8). Many thanks to all of our interviewees for participating in this research.  ...  In states where the Forest Service has no regional office, we spoke to a fire management staff person at the national forest level.  ...  of hiring and training qualified burners and "fire adapted" line officers.  ... 
doi:10.1017/9781108782180.011 fatcat:4w7e2mjzrjd6tptazkppix3w5q

A Smart Deforestation Monitoring and Control System Model

2021 International Journal of Advanced Trends in Computer Science and Engineering  
This work presents the Model design and implementation of a Deforestation Control and Monitoring System with an intelligent framework for deforestation detection and control system using machine learning  ...  Unity 3D simulation tool is used for the experimental test bed and python is used for image processing and classification.  ...  (ii) A design for early fire detection based on humidity and temperature change.  ... 
doi:10.30534/ijatcse/2021/581032021 fatcat:jpiaduihnrbwhimk5h6yapoce4

Foraging behaviour of snowshoe hares (Lepus americanus) in conifer forests regenerating after fire

J. Hutchen, K.E. Hodges
2018 Canadian Journal of Zoology  
the Office of the Fire Commissioner, • Development and continual upgrading of a common curriculum for all ICS training in British Columbia.  ...  For example: • Outside forest fire fighting contractors receive ICS training at a variety of community colleges at their own expense.  ... 
doi:10.1139/cjz-2018-0222 fatcat:5qf6scd2vrf67aon3s4qymfine

Protecting cultural heritage tourism sites with the ubiquitous sensor network

Jaehun Joo, Jaegeol Yim, Choong-Ki Lee
2009 Journal of Sustainable Tourism  
The system architecture, sensor and network design, and software design of the fire detection system are presented, based on experimental work at the Bulguksa temple in South Korea, a UNESCO World Heritage  ...  It notes the danger of accidental and deliberate fires being started by cultural site visitors, as well as natural fires from lightning strike or nearby forest fires.  ...  The outdoor sensor nodes installed around the outer wall of the temple collect information for detecting forest fires.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09669580802582498 fatcat:mhcgtfmurvcfrp6j46hps4se4a

The evolution of the Wildland Fire Decision Support System (WFDSS): future direction after five years of implementation [chapter]

Erin Noonan-Wright, Tim Sexton, Mitchell Burgard
2014 Advances in forest fire research  
system like the WFDSS.  ...  Abstract The Wildland Fire Decision Support System (WFDSS) was unveiled to the United States (U.S.) fire community in 2009 to facilitate a flexible, agile and scalable risk-informed decision-making process  ...  Acknowledgements Funding for the WFDSS was provided primarily by the USDA Forest Service Fire and Aviation Management, State and Private Forestry, and the Department of Interior Office of Wildland Fire  ... 
doi:10.14195/978-989-26-0884-6_107 fatcat:ic74d73ba5fx7pzbkk46hppugy
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