Understanding Approaches for Pre-Fire Planning and During Incident Response

We have been working with the Rocky Mountain Research Station’s Wildfire Risk Management Team to conduct independent research on pre-fire planning approaches and risk management assistance during incident response.

Products

Journal Articles

Kooistra, C. & Schultz, C. (2021). Data and dialogue: Assessing Forest Service Risk Management Assistance. Fire Management Today, 79(1),61-68. Available here.

Greiner, S.M., Schultz, C.A., Kooistra, C. 2021. Pre-season fire management planning: The use of Potential Operational Delineations to prepare for wildland fire events. International Journal of Wildland Fire. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1071/WF20124

Schultz, C.A., Miller, L.F., Greiner, M., Kooistra, C. 2021. A Qualitative Study on the US Forest Service’s Risk Management Assistance Efforts to Improve Wildfire Decision-Making.Forests. Available at: https://www.mdpi.com/1999-4907/12/3/344/pdf

Practitioner Papers

Greiner, M., C. Kooistra, and C.A. Schultz. 2020. Pre-Season Planning for Wildland Fire Response: An Assessment of the US Forest Service’s Potential Operational Delineations (PODs). CSU Public Lands Policy Group Practitioner Paper 5. Spring 2020. PLPG Practitioner Paper #5 Addendum: 2019 Post-Fire Interview Findings

Schultz, C., Kooistra, C., Miller, L., Ferguson, M. (2020). Findings from a Third-Party Assessment of the Forest Service’s Risk Management Assistance Team. CSU Public Lands Policy Group Practitioner Paper 4, Winter 2020. PLPG Practitioner Paper #4Decker Fire Addendum.pdf

Briefing Papers

Schultz, C., Greiner, M., Kooistra, C. (2021). Research Findings: PODs, Decision Support, and Fire Management. CSU Public Lands Policy Group Briefing Paper #6, Fall 2021. PLPG Briefing Paper #6.

Greiner, S.M., Schultz, C., & Kooistra, C. (2020). Pre-Season Planning for Wildland Fire Response: An Assessment of the US Forest Service’s Potential Operational Delineations (PODs).  CSU Public Lands Policy Group Briefing Paper 5, Winter 2020. PLPG Briefing Paper #5.

Schultz, C., Kooistra, C., Miller, L., & Ferguson, M. (2020). Findings from a third-party assessment of the Forest Service’s Risk Management Assistance efforts. CSU Public Lands Policy Group Briefing Paper 4, Winter 2020. PLPG Briefing Paper #4.