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Fire Management Today, V. 74, No. 4, 2015

Title:
Fire Management Today, V. 74, No. 4, 2015
Format:
Booklet
USA Price: 
Stock:
In stock
GPO Stock Number:
701-023-00114-1
ISSN:
0194-214X
Description

Founded in 1936, Fire Management Today has served the wildland fire community for more than 70 years as a clearinghouse for new techniques, technologies, and ideas. It has provided a forum open to anyone with anything useful to share with other wildland fire professional. In the process, the journal has not only facilitated information exchange, but also helped build a common history and culture in the wildland fire community.

Table of Contents

Anchor Point: The Smokejumper Program—A Past Rich in History; A Program Revered Worldwide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
Tom Harbour

History of Smokejumping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
Lincoln Bramwell

What Does It Take To Become a Smokejumper? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Daniel Cottrell

First Jump . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Kyle Goldammer

Smokejumper Innovation Used in Clandestine Operation . . . . . . . . . .12
Chuck Sheley

Delivering Supplies From the Skies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
Christine Schuldheisz

Mechanical Trail Packer Hits the Silk (Reprint from 1956) . . . . . . . .16
A.B. Everts

Then and Now: Reflections of a Retired Smokejumper . . . . . . . . . 19
Jeff Davis

Traditions Live on in the National Technology and Development Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21
Mark Vosburgh

Fireworld: How a Firefighter’s Experience Informed a Career Focused on Climate Change . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24
Nicky Sundt

The Anatomy of Smokejumping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27
Katie Scheer

Developing the Santa Ana Wildfire Threat Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29
Tom Rolinski

Assessing Firefighter Safety Zones Using LIDAR Remote Sensing . . .33
hilip E. Dennison, Gregory K. Fryer, Michael J. Campbell, Thomas J. Cova, and Bret W. Butler

Federal Excess Trucks Save Seven in High-Water Rescue . . . . . . . .37
Matt Weinell

Smokejumper Invents the "Klump Pump". . . . . . . . 38
Jim Klump

Short Articles

Success Stories Wanted . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18

Veteran Fire Corps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28

Contributors Wanted . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39

Reflecting on the Legacy of the First African-American Smokejumpers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40
Deidra L. McGee

Fireline Explosives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41

Junior Smokejumper Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42
Molly Cottrell

Safety Infographics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44

Guidelines for Contributors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Inside Back Cover

Audience

Target audience are foresters, firefighters and emergency responders. In addition, environmentalist groups and park volunteers may want a copy of this publication to be knowledgeable of, and promote, healthy forests.

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$7.50
International Price:
$10.50
Publisher:
Agriculture Dept., Forest Service
Weight:
0.4375
Quantity Price:
Discount
Cover:
Paper
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Item available Date:
02/11/2016
Last Status Update:
02/10/2017
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