1 September 1995 Aerial reconnaissance, GPS, and GIS in support of wildfire suppression: the Payette National Forest experience of 1994
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Abstract
In 1994, a series of lightning-started wildfires burned over a gross area of approximately 300,000 acres of forest land on the Payette National Forest in central Idaho. This complex situation was one of the most significant fire events within the United States in 1994 and required millions of dollars and thousands of people to manage. Airborne reconnaissance using a variety of sensors, digital satellite natural resource data, global positioning satellite (GPS) system equipment, and geographic information systems (GIS) were used in support of fire suppression actions. This paper is a review of one facet of the Payette National Forest wildfire suppression effort of 1994.
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Jerry D. Greer, "Aerial reconnaissance, GPS, and GIS in support of wildfire suppression: the Payette National Forest experience of 1994", Proc. SPIE 2555, Airborne Reconnaissance XIX, (1 September 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.218600; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.218600
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Geographic information systems

Remote sensing

Reconnaissance

Airborne reconnaissance

Ecosystems

Infrared radiation

Sensors

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