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Fire Protection Equipment Accomplishments and Needs

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In less than twenty years, from nearly a zero start, equipment for fighting forest fires has taken on specialized form but it is still far from satisfactory. The author, a specialist in forest fire control for nearly twenty years, outlines briefly the equipment already developed and points to improvements still needed which should challenge inventive genius. His article suggests the need for a nation-wide inventory of forest fire equipment and a co[odiaeresis]rdination of the regional efforts to improve it.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Regional Forest Inspector, Portland, Oregon

Publication date: December 1, 1931

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.476
    Ranking: 22 of 66 in forestry

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