Estimation of Forest Fire-fighting Budgets Using Climate Indexes

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Zhen Xu; G. Cornelis van Kooten;
(2012)
  • Publisher: University of Victoria, REPA
  • Subject: Leerstoelgroep Agrarische economie en plattelandsbeleid | Agricultural Economics and Rural Policy | Agrarische Economie en Plattelandsbeleid | Agricultural Economics and Rural Policy Group | WASS | Fire-fighting Expense, Monte Carlo Simulation, Climate Index
    • jel: jel:Q23 | jel:Q28 | jel:Q54

Given the complexity and relative short length of current predicting system for fire behavior, it is inappropriate to be referred for planning fire-fighting budgets of BC government due to the severe uncertainty of fire behavior across fire seasons. Therefore, a simple ... View more
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