March 2013 | Technology
IT Part 1: Tablets, Smart Phones and Common-Operating-Picture Intelligence By Guest Writer
Over the past few years, fire and aviation management has been benefiting from changes in information technology. The most important change is…
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March 2013 | Technology
IT Part 2: Integrating Science and Technology into Decision-Making By Guest Writer
Because of the development of disparate documentation and analysis processes applicable only to specific fire types and situations, a new method for…
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March 2013 | Technology
IT Part 3: Leveraging the Geospatial Advantage By Guest Writer
The Wildland Fire Decision Support System (WFDSS) web-based application 
leverages geospatial data to inform strategic decisions on wildland fires. A specialized data…
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March 2013 | Technology
IT Part 4: Virtual Situation Awareness Tools By Guest Writer
The USDA Forest Service, in partnership with other wildland fire management organizations, is leveraging new mobile technologies to better equip fire managers…
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