How Much Defensible Space is Needed to Reduce Home Losses in Chaparral? Research Brief

Syphard, Brennan and Keeley asked how the size of the defensible space zone affected fire outcomes using a dataset of 687,869 homes with their property boundaries.
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Syphard, A.D., T.J. Brennan, and J.E. Keeley. 2014. The role of defensible space for residential structure protection during wildfires. International Journal for Wildland Fire. International Journal for Wildland Fire 23:1165-1175. doi: 10.1071/WF13158.