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Aviation Use Summary (AUS): Analytics to inform decisions and manage wildfire risk

Webinar recording.

Presented by: Crystal Stonesifer

Aircraft are important fire management tools, but their use can bring substantial costs and associated risks. We developed the Aviation Use Summary (AUS), which is a decision support framework to help track the location, timing, and amount of aircraft use in fire suppression; this information is presented in a way that helps guide decision makers through a structured risk assessment and a repeatable check-in process. Extensive use in large fire support has demonstrated the effectiveness of the framework, related limitations, and potential for future improvements and broad adoption in fire management.



February 23, 2022
9:00 am - 10:00 am PST

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