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|Title:||Assessing European wild fire vulnerability|
|Authors:||OLIVEIRA Sandra; BARREDO CANO Jose'; CAMIA Andrea; PETTENELLA Davide; MAVSAR Robert; OEHLER F.; SAN MIGUEL AYANZ J.|
|Citation:||Geophysical Research Abstracts vol. 14 no. EGU2012-9452 p. 9452|
|Type:||Contributions to Conferences|
|Abstract:||Wild fire vulnerability is a measure of potential socio-economic damage caused by a fire in a specific area. As such it is an important component of long-term fire risk management, helping policy-makers take informed decisions about adequate expenditures for fire prevention and suppression, and to target those regions at highest risk. This paper presents a first approach to assess wild fire vulnerability at the European level.|
|JRC Institute:||Institute for Environment and Sustainability|
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