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Evaluating benefits and costs of wildland fires: Critical review and future applications

Milne, Mary; Clayton, Helena; Dovers, Stephen; Cary, Geoffrey


The wildland fire sector faces increased frequency and size of fires and increasing community expectations and costs of management, and is turning more to economics to inform management and policy decisions. However, the literature on costs and benefits of wildland fires and their management is disparate and unstructured and requires critical review and synthesis to better inform potential users. We reviewed 60 economic studies to identify why, what and how evaluations were undertaken. We...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Environmental Hazards
DOI: 10.1080/17477891.2014.888987


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