Research on Estimating grass fuel loads with Disk Pasture Meter (DPM) and GIS tools

Fire Ecology and Management Course
International Scientific Workshop “Ecology of Forest Fires”
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In order to support the transboundary fire management activities, the FMRC-CAR has conducted a research project “Estimating grass fuel loads with a disk pasture meter and GIS tools in north-eastern Mongolian steppe” were the most border crossing fires occurs. Determining the amount of grass available to burn can help fire managers, land managers accurately predict fire behaviour and manage the risk.