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Fire and Environmental Research Applications Team
Pacific Wildland Fire Sciences Laboratory

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Seattle, WA 98103

(206) 732-7800

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Icon of a magnifying glassDeveloping FCCS Fuelbeds For Mexico


FCCS fuelbeds for Mexico will be developed in this highly collaborative project.

Fuelbeds will be reviewed by both FERA and the University of Guadalajara. They can then be used

  • As a tool for fire management planning and implementing new fire
    policies
  • As a comprehensive fuel and fire characteristics database and GIS layer, specific to Mexico's ecosystems, to improve the xxx of the current fire risk system.
  • To improved accounting of carbon fluxes from forest practices and forest fires
  • For ecological assessment of Mexico's Natural Protected Areas
  • To assist local fire managers in designing fire management plans

Estimated Completion Date: February 2010


Project Lead: Ernesto Alvarado

Collaborators: University of Guadalajara, Mexican Forest Service, and Mexico's Natural Protected Areas

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Last Modified: Monday, 16 December 2013 at 14:18:39 CST


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