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Title: Locating suppression resources by travel times to wildfires

Author: Mees, Romain M.

Date: 1986

Source: Res. Note PSW-RN-387. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 5 p

Station ID: RN-PSW-387

Description: Two mathematical models are given to determine the best locations for initial attack resources in terms of travel time: a linear programming model and a statistical model. An example for the Clearwater National Forest in Idaho illustrates some of the differences between the two models.

Keywords: initial attack, arrival time, road network, resource locations

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Mees, Romain M.  1986.  Locating suppression resources by travel times to wildfires.   Res. Note PSW-RN-387. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 5 p.

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