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FIRE STAR: A DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR FUEL MANAGEMENT…

FIRE STAR: A DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR FUEL MANAGEMENT…
FIRE STAR: A DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR FUEL MANAGEMENT AND FIRE HAZARD REDUCTION IN MEDITERRANEAN WILDLAND-URBAN INTERFACES
Project type: 
Applied Investigation
Financing organism: 
Unión Europea. D.G.XII. (EVG1-CT2001-00041)
Participating entities: 
CIF Lourizán y 17 grupos de investigación de diferentes países
Period: 
2002 – 2004
RESEARCH TEAM

Principal researcher: 
Jean Charles Valette (INRA-Francia)
Contributing researchers: 

José Antonio Vega, Pedro Pérez-Gorostiaga, Pedro Cuiñas, Mª Teresa Fontúrbel Lliteras

Summary: 

The project developed a system to aid decision making,with the intention of assist managers to evaluate the fire risk in wildland-urban interfaces, also analyzing the preventive effectiveness of fuel manipulations that should be performed in these areas.

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