Reduction of Potential Fire Behavior in Wildland-urban Interface Communities in Southern California: A Collaborative Approach

@inproceedings{Dicus2006ReductionOP,
  title={Reduction of Potential Fire Behavior in Wildland-urban Interface Communities in Southern California: A Collaborative Approach},
  author={Christopher A. Dicus and Michael E. Scott},
  year={2006}
}
This manuscript details a collaborative effort that reduced the risk of wild­ fire in an affluent, wildland-urban interface community in southern California while simultaneously minimizing the environmental impact to the site. FARSITE simulations illustrated the potential threat to the community of Rancho Santa Fe in San Diego County, California, where multimillion-dollar homes were located immediately above a designated open space area that consisted primarily of 60-year-old, decadent chap… CONTINUE READING

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