Fire Management Today: Conifer Mortality and Fire Risk, Hotshot Origins, FIRETEC: Modeling Fire Behavior, and More… (Volume 76 No.3, 2018) [open pdf - 2MB]
This issue of Fire Management Today features an article about the general mission of the nation's wildland firefighters titled "Fulflling Our Mission" by Shawna A. Legarza. Other articles include "Conifer Mortality in California: Fire Risk and Dead Tree Management" by Russell D. Briggs and Susan C. Cook-Patton; "Wildfire and Bark Beetle Disturbance in Western U.S. Forests: Is Intervention Needed for Vegetation Recovery?" by Russell D. Briggs; "Hotshots: The Origins of the Interagency Hotshot Crew" by Lincoln Bramwell; "What is FIRETEC (and Why Should I Care)?" by James H. Furman and Rodman Linn; "Excess Federal Equipment Builds Firefighting Capacity in Oregon" by Michael McKeen; "Fire: The Great Forest Regulator" by Stephen W. Barrett; "Battle of San Pasqual Staff Ride" by Rex Hambly; "The 'Forest Circus' Reconsidered" by Kerry Greene and Hylah Jacques; and "Smoke Exposure" by 6 Minutes for Safety.
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Fire Management Today (Volume 76 No.3, 2018)