An Internet-based forest fire information system

T. E. Burk, P. J. Cameron, S. D. Lime, S. Lane

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Reliable, up-to-date data on resource conditions and equipment and personnel availability is crucial for forest fire prevention and suppression planning. This article describes a system that uses the Internet to distribute such data to field professionals as well as the general public. The system described was intensively utilized during the spring 1996 fire season in the state of Minnesota, United States.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)32-38
Number of pages7
Issue number189
StatePublished - Dec 1 1997


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