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Protecting Lives and Property in the Wildland-Urban Interface: Communities in Montana and Southern California Adopt Australian Paradigm

Mutch, Robert W.; Rogers, Michael J.; Stephens, Scott L; Gill, A Malcom


Threats to people and property in the wildland-urban interface have taken on global proportions. It is becoming increasingly rare to have a wildland fire incident that does not involve people and their homes. In addition to Australia and North America, people have died in interface fires in Europe, Africa, and Asia, including 212 people who died in the devastating forest fires in northeastern China in May 1987. The prevailing interface model is one that attempts to evacuate people away from...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Fire Technology
DOI: 10.1007/s10694-010-0171-z


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