Resource allocation for forest fire protection.

  • J. Cantwell Government Operations Research Unit, Dublin.
Keywords: Forest fire, forest protection, resource allocation, forest management.


In this paper a practical procedure for assisting forest management in allocating funds for fire protection in plantations is proposed and its application to a specific situation discussed. The procedure can also be used to establish norms for expenditure on protection in individual plantations and assist towards ensuring that the same standards of protection apply in all plantations.
How to Cite
Cantwell, J. (1974) “Resource allocation for forest fire protection.”, Irish Forestry. Available at: (Accessed: 23July2024).