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Mangan, Richard J.. 1994. GPS Use in Wildland Fire Management. 9451 2337. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Missoula Technology and Development Center.

By its very nature, wildland fire management has a continuing need for knowing specific geographic locations in areas that may be difficult to accurately locate. This article discusses the important roles GPS can have in preplanning, detection and dispatching, suppression, mechanized equipment, aircraft, post-fire, and prescribed fire.

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