After thorough evaluation and planning, the fire detection system of the Mount Hood National Forest was changed from ground detection to a system of air patrol supplemented by a few fixed ground stations. The steps involved in the evaluation and planning are described.
Document Type: Journal Article
Deputy Forest Supervisor, Shasta-Trinity National Forest, Redding, Calif.
Publication date: August 1, 1968
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