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General Technical Report
Title: Computing arrival times of firefighting resources for initial attack
Author: Mees, Romain M.
Source: Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Exp. Stn., Berkeley, Calif. USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-27: 5 p.
Station ID: GTR-PSW-027
Description: Dispatching of firefighting resources requires instantaneous or precalculated decisions. A FORTRAN computer program has been developed that can provide a list of resources in order of computed arrival time for initial attack on a fire. The program requires an accurate description of the existing road system and a list of all resources available on a planning unit.
Key Words: fire management, fire suppression programs, computer programs, simulation, travel time
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Mees, Romain M. 1978. Computing arrival times of firefighting resources for initial attack Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Exp. Stn., Berkeley, Calif. USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-27: 5 p.
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