Economics of Wildfire Management : The Development and Application of Suppression Expenditure Models

In this age of climatic and financial uncertainty, it becomes increasingly important to balance the cost, benefits and risk of wildfire management. In the United States, increased wildland fire activity over the last 15 years has resulted in drastic damage and loss of life. An associated rapid incre...

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Main Authors: Hand, Michael S., Gebert, Krista M. (Author), Liang, Jingjing (Author), Calkin, David E. (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer New York 2014, 2014
Edition:1st ed. 2014
Series:SpringerBriefs in Fire
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: A new look at wildfire management expenditures
  • Development and application of wildland fire expenditures models
  • Regional and Temporal Trends in Wildfire Suppression Expenditures
  • Modeling Fire Expenditures with Spatially Descriptive Data
  • Linking suppression expenditure modeling with large wildfire simulation modeling
  • Outlook and Future Research Directions for the Economics of Wildfire Management