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conceptual framework for integrating fire considerations in wildland planning

Louis T. Egging

conceptual framework for integrating fire considerations in wildland planning

by Louis T. Egging

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station in Ogden, Utah .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fire ecology,
  • Forest fires,
  • Forest management

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLouis T. Egging, Richard J. Barney, Rita P. Thompson.
    SeriesResearch note INT -- 278.
    ContributionsBarney, Richard J., Thompson, Rita P., Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Ogden, Utah)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p. :
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17618147M
    OCLC/WorldCa19284531

      WUI Fire Destruction: A Home Ignition Problem. The predominant approach by fire management organizations to wildfires threatening communities, the WUI fire problem, is wildfire suppression and control ().Aggressive suppression actions when communities are threatened at increased suppression costs (22 –25) and emphasis on treating wildland fuels . Using the conceptual framework, we can characterize the structure and composition of fire-resistant and fire-resilient stands and landscapes. Because of the strong research focus on dry-site forests the following silvicultural approaches are not necessarily appropriate in other forest types such as coastal temperate or subalpine forests.

    Past suppression-based wildfire management practices have increased the frequency and intensity of wildfires. Advocates for the re-introduction of natural wildfire regimes must also prioritize wildfire damage protection, especially for vulnerable communities located near forests. Areas where urban and forest lands interdigitate are called the Wildland Urban Interfaces . fire-prone landscapes and people. It takes a holistic approach to the future of wildland fire management by simultaneously considering the role of fire in the landscape, the ability of humans to plan for and adapt to living with fire, and the need to be prepared to respond to wildfires when they occur. Science is an essential component of the.

    The goal of wildland fire management is to plan and make decisions that help accomplish the mission of the National Wildlife Refuge System, which is to administer a national network of lands and waters for the conservation, management, and, where appropriate, restoration of the fish, wildlife, and plant resources and their habitats within the. Planning activities occupy a continuum ranging from conceptual to detailed. On one end of the continuum is conceptual planning. Understanding the operational environment and the problem, determining the operation’s end state, establishing objectives, and sequencing the operation in broad terms all illustrate conceptual planning.


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Conceptual framework for integrating fire considerations in wildland planning by Louis T. Egging Download PDF EPUB FB2

Conceptual framework for integrating fire considerations in wildland planning. Ogden, Utah: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, [] (OCoLC) Title A conceptual framework for integrating fire considerations in wildland planning.

Document Type: Report Author(s): Louis T. Egging; Richard J. Barney; Rita P. Thompson. A conceptual framework for integrating fire considerations in wildland planning / Louis T. Egging, Richard J. Barney, Rita P. : Louis T. Egging. A conceptual framework for integrating fire considerations in wildland planning.

By Utah) Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Ogden, Richard J. Barney and Louis T. (Louis Theodore) Egging. A wildland fire-behavior module, named WRF-Fire, was integrated into the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) public domain numerical weather prediction model.

Introduction and background. Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) fire events occur when fires ignited in the wildlands spread into populated spread from the wildlands into and throughout the WUI is governed by three mechanisms: direct flame contact, flame radiation, and firebrands (hot or flaming debris).Studies have indicated that ignition of structures due to firebrands.

The Arnold Air Force Base (AAFB) Wildland Fire Management Plan (WFMP) is a specific plan that guides wildland fire management operations under natural resource management policies issued by the U.S.

Department of Defense(DOD), as well as specific instructions set forth in Chapter 13 of Air Force Instruction (AFI) In this conceptual framework, fire intensity is a predictor of fire effects. Depending upon the HVRA and fire intensity level in question, fire effects could be negative or positive.

Fire intensity is a robust fire characteristic that integrates two important fire characteristics—fuel consumption and spread rate. Wildland Urban Interface Wildfire Mitigation Desk Reference Guide 1 of 9 Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) The effects of wildland fire on communities have become more intense, frequent, and far-reaching.

Increased development in the wildland urban interface (WUI) means higher wildfire risk and more suppression needs, costing billions every year. In wildland fire management, reliable fire intelligence is needed to direct suppression resources, maintain firefighter safety, predict fire behavior, mitigate fire effects in the environment, and.

Large scale wildfire events that occurred around the world involved a massive loss of animal lives, with a consequent economic impact on agricultural holdings and damages to ecosystems. Preparing animals for a wildfire evacuation requires an extra level of planning, preparedness and coordination, which is missing in the current practice.

This paper describes a conceptual framework. Beaver, A. Wildland fire risk management and decision making. In Proceedings of the 13th International Wildland Fire Safety Summit & 4th Human Dimensions of Wildland Fire Conference, Boise, Idaho, USA, 20–24 April International Association of Wildland Fire, Missoula, Montana, USA.

23 pp. Google Scholar. Integrated Framework for Wildfire Risk Mitigation Planning at the Wildland/Urban Interface by Elmira Kalhor B.S., Civil Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, M. Sc., Civil Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, DISSERTATION Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of.

A conceptual framework for understanding, assessing, and mitigating ecological effects of forest roads C. Robinson, a P.N.

Duinker, a K.F. Beazley a a School for Resource and Environmental Studies, Dalhousie University, University. Wildland Fire Management to detail the framework of priority principles to provide the policy, legal, regulatory and other enabling conditions and implementation guidelines for more holistic approaches to fire management.

FAO has also been requested to develop, in collaboration with countries and other international partners. Wildland Fire Incident Management Field Guide 5.

PREFACE The Wildland Fire Incident Management Field Guide is a revision of what used to be called the Fireline Handbook, PMS This guide has been renamed because, over time, the original purpose of the Fireline Handbook had been replaced by the Incident Response Pocket Guide, PMS Quantify the cumulative effect of a fire season on long-range planning targets; Identify treatment priorities for the next season; and Determine feasibility of wildland fire use (WFU), prescribed fire (Rx), mechanical treatment, or suppression.

Figure 1 - Basic elements of the Fire Effects Planning Framework process. CD&I (C ) 2 May ERRATUM to MCWP MARINE CORPS PLANNING PROCESS 1.

Change all instances of MCWPMarine Corps Planning Process, to MCWPMarine Corps Planning Process. File. By considering the role of fire in the landscape, the ability of humans to plan for and adapt to living with fire, and the need to be prepared to respond to fire when it occurs, this Strategy takes an all-inclusive approach to the future of wildland fire management.

Wildland fire risk assessment and fuel management planning on federal lands in the US are complex problems that require state-of-the-art fire behavior modeling and intensive geospatial analyses. Fuel management is a particularly complicated process where the benefits and potential impacts of fuel treatments must be demonstrated in the context of land management goals and.

This plan is written to provide guidelines for appropriate wildland fire suppression and prescribed fire programs on the five refuges of the Mid-Columbia River National Wildlife Refuge Complex. The plan provides a conceptual framework under which more specific prescribed fire.

A Comparative Risk Assessment Framework for Wildland Fire Management: The Cohesive Strategy Science Report Paperback – Octo by U.S. Department of Agriculture (Author), Forest Service (Author), David E.

Calkin (Editor), Alan A. Ager (Editor), Matthew P. Thompson (Editor) & 2 moreAuthor: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service.by further integrating fire into the management of our lands and resources in an ongoing and systematic manner, consistent with public health and environmental quality considerations.

We strongly support the integration of wildland fire into our land management planning and implementation activities.