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Prescribed Burning Mapper - Multicriteria GIS tool to plan prescribed burning

The Prescribed Burning Mapper is a software application, which provides a fast location of potential prescribed burning treatments in a geographic area, using multiple criteria as input. Further, the tool allows for an assessment of the effectiveness of the proposed prescribed burning treatments on the reduction of fire hazard in the analysis area. Finally, the Prescribed Burning Mapper provides database functionality for the recording of actual prescribed burning treatments information.

PB Mapper functions

The main functionalities based upon multiple built-in criteria aim to:

  1. integrate geographic and environmental data relevant to PB
  2. record PB actions and their impacts
  3. identify and map PB possible locations
  4. produce maps