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General Technical Report

Title: FOCUS: a fire management planning system -- final report

Author: Bratten, Frederick W.; Davis, James B.; Flatman, George T.; Keith, Jerold W.; Rapp, Stanley R.; Storey, Theodore G.

Date: 1981

Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-49. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Exp. Stn. 34 p.

Station ID: GTR-PSW-049

Description: FOCUS (Fire Operational Characteristics Using Simulation) is a computer simulation model for evaluating alternative fire management plans. This final report provides a broad overview of the FOCUS system, describes two major modules-fire suppression and cost, explains the role in the system of gaming large fires, and outlines the support programs and ways of implementing the system. Retrieval Terms: fire management planning, fire suppression cost, simulation, mathematical models, FOCUS (computer program).

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Bratten, Frederick W.; Davis, James B.; Flatman, George T.; Keith, Jerold W.; Rapp, Stanley R.; Storey, Theodore G.  1981.  FOCUS: a fire management planning system -- final report  Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-49. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Exp. Stn. 34 p.

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