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Fire in the South 2

Snapshot : The publication, Fire in the South 2, explains the objectives of the Southern Wildfire Risk Assessment, presents the key findings, and demonstrates through case studies some of its practical applications.

Research Location : Southern U.S.
Research Station : Southern Research Station (SRS)
Year : 2010
Highlight ID : 261

Summary

In FY2009, SRS' InterfaceSouth and partners published a follow up to Fire in the South 1, a comprehensive review of fire in the South describing cultural uses, landscape characteristics, and the associated impact of fire on the forest economy. The publication, Fire in the South 2, explains the objectives of the Southern Wildfire Risk Assessment, presents the key findings, and demonstrates through case studies some of its practical applications. The Southern Group of State Foresters developed the Southern Wildfire Risk Assessment, a comprehensive and uniform wildfire risk assessment for the southern states.

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Priority Areas

  • Wildland Fire and Fuels
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