First Extension Use of the Helicopter in Forest Fire Control
Abstract:The newest and most versatile form of mechanized transportation has proven an extremely helpful adjnnct to fire control and rough country. For fire line reconnaissance, liaison, quick movement of men, equipment, and food in roadless, rugged terrain, it is unsurpassed.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Assistant Supervisor, Angeles National Forest, Los Angeles, Calif. Junior Member, S.A.F.
Publication date: 1948-07-01
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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.
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