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Outils d'aide à la récolte des peuplements affectés par la tordeuse des bourgeons de l'épinette (TBE)

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Author
Mercier, Guyta
Gaudreau, Jean-Philippe
Date
January 2021
Material Type
Pamphlet
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Mercier, Guyta
Gaudreau, Jean-Philippe
Date
January 2021
Material Type
Pamphlet
Physical Description
1 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Biomass
Costs
Economics
Harvesting
Mapping
Residues
Series Number
OT 280
Language
French
Abstract
Les forêts aff ectées par des épidémies d’insectes, en l’occurrence par la TBE, présentent une structure de peuplement hétérogène. Cela s’explique, entre autres, par le niveau de défoliation qui n’est pas nécessairement le même d’un arbre à l’autre. La récolte de ces peuplements engendre des coûts supplémentaires. Ceux-ci sont occasionnés par une perte de productivité des machines associée au temps supplémentaire requis pour produire un panier de produits répondant aux spécifi cations des usines. Par ailleurs, les récents développements en télédétection ont montré un grand potentiel pour réaliser des cartes précises et détaillées pouvant améliorer le processus de planifi cation et le déploiement d’opérations forestières. C’est dans ce contexte que des études ont été menées depuis 2014 sur la Côte-Nord. Elles ont permis de mesurer les pertes de productivité des machines et de développer une cartographie plus fi ne permettant de guider les opérateurs vers les endroits où la valeur des tiges assure la viabilité des opérations.
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What are biomass heat maps?

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Author
Friesen, Charles
Date
January 2021
Material Type
Pamphlet
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Friesen, Charles
Date
January 2021
Material Type
Pamphlet
Physical Description
1 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Biomass
Costs
Economics
Harvesting
Mapping
PIF
Residues
Series Number
OT 288
Language
English
Abstract
A biomass heat map is a tool to help visualize the cost of biomass that is residual from harvest operations. The heat map is important because it can inform decision-making and economic feasibility studies. Its visual impact can trigger new thoughts and innovations in the human mind that a table of numbers can not... like: Where might we build a new plant? Should we compete at an existing delivery point, or not?
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Services directory Forest Operations 2021-2022

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Author
FPInnovations
Date
March 2021
Material Type
Pamphlet
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
FPInnovations
Date
March 2021
Material Type
Pamphlet
Physical Description
25 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Biomass
Calculator
DiagFor
Diagnosis
Drones
Fiber supply
Forest fires
Forest operations
FPInnovations
Harvesting
Indigneous forestry
Machinery
Roads
Silviculture
Soft soil
Transportation
Training
Trucks
Series Number
Pamphlet ; 2021
Language
English
Abstract
The services offered related to forest operations are outlined in this general brochure. Information on workshops, professional services, virtual library, online tools and opportunities for assessment and support are detailed.
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Catalogue de services Opérations forestières 2021-2022

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Author
FPInnovations
Date
Mars2021
Material Type
Pamphlet
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
FPInnovations
Date
Mars2021
Material Type
Pamphlet
Physical Description
25 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Biomass
Calculator
DiagFor
Diagnosis
Drones
Fiber supply
Forest fires
Forest operations
FPInnovations
Harvesting
Indigneous forestry
Machinery
Roads
Silviculture
Soft soil
Transportation
Training
Trucks
Series Number
Pamphlet ; 2021
Language
French
Abstract
Les services offerts liés aux opérations forestières sont décrit dans cette brochure. Les informations sur les ateliers, les services professionnels, la bibliothèque virtuelle, les outils en ligne et les possibilitées d'interventions sont détaillées.
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Evaluation of the TV White Space telecommunication technology in forestry operations

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Author
Tanguay-Laflèche, Maxime
Date
March 2021
Material Type
InfoNote
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Tanguay-Laflèche, Maxime
Date
March 2021
Material Type
InfoNote
Physical Description
5 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Communications
Forestry 4 0
Harvesting equipment
Productivity
Technology
Series Number
InfoNote; 2021 n.7
Language
English
Abstract
Through the Forestry 4.0 program, FPInnovations is investigating and testing telecommunication technologies for the forestry industry, this includes the application of TV White Space (TVWS) technology. TVWS radios operate in the frequency spectrum between 450 to 698 MHz and the majority of this spectrum is unlicensed and not acquired through federal government auctions. A short-term field trial was conducted in Central Québec forest operations in December 2020. Cost-effective connectivity will bridge the gap between the forest and the rest of the supply chain. Operational efficiency, flexibility and worker safety will be improved by enabling instant communication with currently isolated logging operations. This report summarizes the findings and results obtained in this first operational trial aimed at quantifying the scope of mobile connectivity through this new technology.
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Évaluation de la technologie de télécommunication TV White Space en opération forestière

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Author
Tanguay-Laflèche, Maxime
Date
March 2021
Material Type
InfoNote
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Tanguay-Laflèche, Maxime
Date
March 2021
Material Type
InfoNote
Physical Description
5 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Communications
Forestry 4 0
Harvesting equipment
Productivity
Technology
Series Number
InfoNote; 2021 n.7
Language
French
Abstract
Par l’initiative Foresterie 4.0, FPInnovations trouve et met à l’essai des technologies de télécommunication pour l’industrie forestière tel que la technologie TV White Space (TVWS). Les radios TVWS opèrent dans le spectre de fréquence de 450 à 698 MHz et la majorité de ce spectre est non-licencié et pas acquis par l’entremise des enchères du gouvernement fédéral. Un essai sur le terrain à court terme a été réalisé dans une exploitation forestière du centre du Québec en décembre 2020. Une connectivité rentable comblera la division entre la forêt et le reste de la chaîne d'approvisionnement. L'efficacité opérationnelle, la flexibilité et la sécurité des travailleurs seront améliorées en permettant une communication instantanée avec les opérations d'exploitation forestière actuellement isolées. Ce rapport résume les constats et résultats obtenus lors de ce premier essai opérationnel visant à quantifier la portée d’une connectivité mobile grâce à cette nouvelle technologie.
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Fostering Aboriginal involvement in Canada's forest industry, a route to understanding

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Author
Hamilton, Peter
Date
November 2020
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Hamilton, Peter
Date
November 2020
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
26 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Aboriginal
First Nations
Forest industry
Forestry
Logging
Operations
Training
Series Number
FPInnovations ; 2020
Language
English
Abstract
This presentation discusses services for logging contractors to help develop their skills in their operational and financial performances. Involvement and engagement with First Nations and using DiagFor are two of the topics presented.
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Developing tools and techniques to streamline forest fuel sampling. Innovation and application in the Alkali Resource Management area

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Author
MacKinnon, Brandon
Hvenegaard, Steven
Date
April 2020
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
MacKinnon, Brandon
Hvenegaard, Steven
Date
April 2020
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
41 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Efficiency
Forestry
Fuel load
Sampling
FPI TR
FOP Technical Report
Series Number
Technical Report ; TR 2020 n.43
Language
English
Abstract
Evaluation  of  forest  environments  to  assess  fuel  loading  using  conventional  inventory methods is labour-intensive, time-consuming, and requires extensive training to be completed correctly. Fuels managers would like to apply simpler, less expensive fuel sampling methods and still maintain acceptable accuracy in fuel load measurements. FPInnovations  has  explored  different  fuel  sampling  techniques  that  may  be  applicable to the forest stands of central British Columbia. The photoload sampling technique  was  deemed  to  be  a  valuable  tool  that  can  be  enhanced  to  suitably  represent the forest fuels in Interior Douglas-fir environments and can be adapted to other fuel environments with appropriate amendments.
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A 3 in 1 trail system for operating on soft soils

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Author
Thiel, Matthew
Date
February 2020
Material Type
InfoNote
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Thiel, Matthew
Date
February 2020
Material Type
InfoNote
Physical Description
1 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Costs
Forwarders
Harvesting
Skidders
Soil
Soft soil
Series Number
InfoNote; 2020 n.1
Language
English
Abstract
Harvest operations on soft soils can be particularly challenging in order to respect site and soil disturbance guidelines as well as operational requirements. To address the challenges of operating on soft soils, FPInnovations has worked on solutions designed to reduce disturbance on weak soils while minimizing implementation and investment costs by using machines already being used in the operation.
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Forest fibre utilization strategy and business opportunities assessment for the Innu. Phase 1: fibre supply

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Author
Volpé, Sylvain
Desrochers, Luc
Date
March 2020
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Volpé, Sylvain
Desrochers, Luc
Contributor
Natural Resoures Canada (NRC)
Date
March 2020
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
27 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Forestry
Series Number
Report
Language
English
Abstract
The Labrador Forest Management District (FMD) 19A with an annual allowable cut (AAC) of spruce from commercial harvest blocks of 165 000 m3/year is enough to meet the demand of a 40 M fbm/year sawmill (assuming sawmill efficiency factor of 4 m3/MFBM). The estimated average wood supply costs to access all the AAC wood from district 19A for Goose Bay is $58/m3 and Sheshatshiu at $63/m3 (9% price premium paid for wood deliveries to Sheshatshiu caused by the added transport distance of about 40 km per trip to complete the cycle time on average for truck loads). The scenario of a 40 M fmb/year sawmill would require at least 20 full time employees to run the wood supply chain and another 14 part time employees to build and maintain the road network.
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Forestry 4.0 program overview

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Author
Charette, Francis
Date
April 2020
Material Type
Pamphlet
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Charette, Francis
Date
April 2020
Material Type
Pamphlet
Physical Description
2 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Forestry
Series Number
Report
Language
English
Abstract
The biggest challenges facing the forest sector currently are dealing with labour availability, maintaining a competitive fibre supply, and having flexibility in the supply chain to react quickly to market demands. Driven by the need to respond to these challenges, FPInnovations launched the Forestry 4.0 program.
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Survol du programme Foresterie 4.0

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Author
Charette, Francis
Date
Avril 2020
Material Type
Pamphlet
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Charette, Francis
Date
Avril 2020
Material Type
Pamphlet
Physical Description
2 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Forestry
Series Number
Report
Language
English
Abstract
Les plus grands défis actuels du secteur forestier concernent la disponibilité de la main-d’oeuvre, le maintien d’un approvisionnement en fibre concurrentiel et une flexibilité de la chaîne d’approvisionnement lui permettant de répondre rapidement aux demandes du marché. Pour relever ces défis, FPInnovations a lancé le programme Foresterie 4.0.
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Internet de la forêt: réseau LTE en opérations forestières

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Author
Tanguay-Laflèche, Maxime
Date
May 2020
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Tanguay-Laflèche, Maxime
Date
May 2020
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
25 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Cellular network
Communications
Harvesting
FPI TR
Productivity
Series Number
FO Rapport Technique ; RT 2020 N22
Language
French
Abstract
Par le biais du programme de Foresterie 4.0, FPInnovations cherche à amener l’accès Internet aux équipes de récolte afin d’améliorer la connectivité des opérations forestières. Pour ce faire, une mise en place d’un réseau local cellulaire en opérations forestières fut réalisée sur une période de trois semaines afin de contextualiser les avantages, les barrières au déploiement ainsi que les coûts. FPInnovations et Produits forestiers Résolu ont fait appel aux services d’Ambra Solutions pour la conception de ce réseau cellulaire et la location des équipements. En utilisant une tour autodéployante de 30 m de hauteur au centre du secteur de coupe, 53 % des blocs de coupe étaient initialement connectés à l’Internet. Jumelée avec une tour mobile de 9 m ayant comme fonction d’étendre le signal autour d’un camion de service, la couverture réelle est légèrement flexible. D’ailleurs, les essais comparatifs démontrent qu’un amplificateur commercial améliore significativement la réception du signal. En optimisant la bande passante et le mode de propagation du signal selon les besoins, une vitesse de téléchargement de 2Mb/s a été enregistrée à 9 km de la source. Ce déploiement temporaire a permis de comptabiliser les coûts en capital et les dépenses d’exploitation comme la consommation énergétique, la main-d’œuvre, etc. Dans un scénario d’approvisionnement annuel d’une scierie typique, le coût de la connectivité aux équipes de récolte est estimé entre 0,29 $ et 1,01 $ par m3 récolté. Même si cette technologie offre des avantages en ce qui concerne la sécurité des travailleurs et optimise la récolte, les limitations encourues démontrent que cette technologie n’est pas adéquate pour toutes les opérations forestières au pays. Les opérations très isolées ou dispersées devront attendre la commercialisation d’autres technologies telles que les constellations de satellites en orbite basse pour mettre en place une solution à prix raisonnable.
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Real-time collection of temperature lapse rate data from aircraft for use in fire operations

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Author
Baxter, Greg
Thomasson, Jim
Date
February 2020
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Baxter, Greg
Thomasson, Jim
Date
February 2020
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
23 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Aircraft
Atmosphere
Lapse rate
Temperature
Fire fighting
FPI TR
Sensors
Series Number
Technical Report ; TR 2020 n.24
Language
English
Abstract
FPInnovations investigated the possibility of collecting real time temperature-altitude data that could be used to determine the stability of the atmosphere. Unstable atmospheric conditions have been associated with erratic and extreme fire behaviour. An increased awareness of atmospheric stability conditions would provide fire managers an additional tool to plan firefighting activities. A firefighting aircraft with a specific sensor was sourced and two years of data was collected and analysed to determine if temperature profiles could be built using the data. Results show the data was sufficiently accurate and was collected at a frequency where temperature lapse rates can be calculated, and the stability of the atmosphere in the area of a fire could be determined.
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Preventing sinkage of western hemlock, Best practices guide

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Author
Friesen, Charles
Date
January 2020
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Friesen, Charles
Date
January 2020
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
12 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Trees
Moisture content
Water
Transport
Series Number
Special Publication ; SP 538
Language
English
ISBN
9780864885890
ISSN
19250509
Abstract
Hemlock can have higher moisture content than most other native trees, causing them to sink. Hemlock lumens have large pits (valves) that allow easy transport of water into the wood. Bigger rings = bigger lumens. Younger hemlock or hemlock tops are more susceptible to sinking. The bigger the rings the more likely to take on water.
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Ground-based mechanized direct seeding in British Columbia. Management Guidelines

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Author
Matute, Pamela
Date
March 2020
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Matute, Pamela
Date
March 2020
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
50 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Silviculture
Seeding
Seeders
British Columbia
FPI TR
FOP Technical Report
Series Number
Technical Report ; TR 2020 n.33
Language
English
Abstract
The current regeneration challenges posed by salvage logging following large-scale disturbances in western Canada, such as wildfire and mountain pine beetle, warrant the need for cost-effective reforestation strategies. Mechanized ground-based direct seeding was assessed in a variety of conditions to explore viability, determine which factors influence success, and determine the expected establishment rate when seeding with B.C. tree species. This report includes guidelines and recommendations for implementing direct seeding in B.C., based on observations from operational trials established in 2013-2017 across the province.
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Evaluating a selective harvest operation as a forest fuel treatment as a forest fuel treatment. A case study in a mature douglas-fir forest in central interior British Columbia

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Author
Hvenegaard, Steven
MacKinnon, Brandon
Date
September 2020
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Hvenegaard, Steven
MacKinnon, Brandon
Contributor
City of Quesnel
Date
September 2020
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
18 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Wildfires
Forestry
Fuel
Black spruce
Alberta
Density
Physical properties
Mulch
Forest fire
Crown fire
Wind
FPI TR
FOP Technical Report
Series Number
Technical Report ; TR 2020 n.34
Location
Quesnel, British Columbia
Language
English
Abstract
The City of Quesnel, B.C. has applied an innovative selective harvesting technique in a mature Douglas-fir forest stand with the objectives of maintaining biodiversity and reducing fuel-load buildup and consequent wildfire threat. FPInnovations researchers monitored and documented the harvesting operations and measured machine productivity to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of the operation. To support the assessment of fuel-load reduction, FPInnovations’ Wildfire Operations group conducted pre- and post-harvest fuel-sampling activities to evaluate changes in forest fuel components.
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Contribution de FPInnovations à l'entrepreneuriat forestier autochtone

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Author
Mercier, Guyta
Gaudreau, Jean-Philippe
Date
Janvier 2020
Material Type
Research report
Field
Partnerships
Author
Mercier, Guyta
Gaudreau, Jean-Philippe
Contributor
Gouvernement du Québec
Date
Janvier 2020
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
21 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Partnerships
Research Area
Aboriginal
Subject
Forestry
FPI TR
Harvesting
Series Number
FO Rapport technique ; RT 2020 N5
Language
French
Abstract
L’industrie, le gouvernement et les Premières Nations elles-mêmes souhaitent vivement participer au développement économique associé aux activités forestières. Bien que souvent situés en régions éloignées, à proximité de telles activités, les acteurs forestiers des communautés autochtones n’ont pas toujours l’opportunité d’acquérir les compétences requises en matière de gestion d’entreprise. Les exigences de l’entrepreneuriat forestier limitent leurs capacités à participer avec succès à un niveau avancé de développement.
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Survival zones for wildland firefighters: a case study at Vine Creek in Jasper National Park

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Author
Baxter, Greg
Thomasson, Jim
Date
March 2020
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Baxter, Greg
Thomasson, Jim
Contributor
Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (AAF)
Date
March 2020
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
15 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Alberta
Fire
Fire protection
Heat
Protection
Temperature
Topography
FPI TR
Wildfires
Series Number
Technical Report ; TR 2020 n.13
Language
English
Abstract
Data was collected within a burned out area on a steep mountain slope as part of FPInnovations’s Survival Zone project. The fire was a prescribed burn carried out by Parks Canada in Jasper National Park. The data collected shows that in this one instance, that temperatures and heat flux values fell within survivable range for firefighters wearing PPE. This report does not condone firefighters above a fire on a steep slope, but rather this PB was used as a data collecting opportunity.
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Integrating fuel treatment data into the Canadian wildland fire information framework. A review of Canadian data management systems and requirements

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub36367
Author
Hsieh, Rex
Hvenegaard, Steven
Refai, Razim
Date
March 2020
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Hsieh, Rex
Hvenegaard, Steven
Refai, Razim
Date
March 2020
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
25 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
FPI TR
Forestry
Series Number
Technical Report ; TR 2020 n.20
Language
English
Abstract
The National Fuels Management Reference Database was designed to collect data on wildland fuel treatment implementation and maintenance. This information is relevant to the Emergency Management Strategy in understanding where fuel treatments are located and how they were applied. FPInnovations reviewed the current status and use of the database and data depositories within wildfire management agencies. Combined with the findings of wildfire risk assessment experts’ data requirements, recommendations were provided for the integration of fuel treatment data into the Canadian Wildland Fire Information Framework.
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