A decision support system for managing forest fire casualties.

  title={A decision support system for managing forest fire casualties.},
  author={Marc Bonazountas and Despina Kallidromitou and Pavlos A. Kassomenos and Nikos I. Passas},
  journal={Journal of environmental management},
  volume={84 4},
Southern Europe is exposed to anthropogenic and natural forest fires. These result in loss of lives, goods and infrastructure, but also deteriorate the natural environment and degrade ecosystems. The early detection and combating of such catastrophes requires the use of a decision support system (DSS) for emergency management. The current literature reports on a series of efforts aimed to deliver DSSs for the management of the forest fires by utilising technologies like remote sensing and… Expand
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