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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March 2013 | Pulse Check
Where are We with Wildland Fire Medicine? By Bill Arsenault
So, what’s on the horizon currently regarding wildland fire medicine? For starters, let’s begin with the incidents and tragedies that should cause…
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March 2013 | After Action
Mid-Air in the Eucalypt By Guest Writer
The BK 109 Twin-turbined helicopter is above me hovering at 100 feet, and they are slowly lowering the winch cable to me.…
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