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VIPS: Press Pack: Press Release: Guerrilla tactics for firefighters

Wildland fires are among the biggest dangers facing the Mediterranean countryside. Small wonder then that we fight back so aggressively - yet is this the most effective way to tackle fires? The PROMETHEUS project looks at using guerrilla tactics to manage fires and predict the...
Wildland fires are among the biggest dangers facing the Mediterranean countryside. Small wonder then that we fight back so aggressively - yet is this the most effective way to tackle fires? The PROMETHEUS project looks at using guerrilla tactics to manage fires and predict their behaviour.

Keywords: fire and land management, behaviour prediction, GIS, ecosystems

VIPS: http://cordis.europa.eu/innovation-smes/vips/en/src/en-pp-1-005.htm

Source: European Commission, DG XIII/D.4 - Information and dissemination of scientific and technical knowledge

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