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Housing arrangement and location determine the likelihood of housing loss due to wildfire


Using a geographic dataset of structures, with more than 5500 structures that were destroyed or damaged by wildfire since 2001, we identified the main contributors to property loss in two extensive, fire-prone regions in southern California.

by Syphard, Alexandra D.; Keeley, Jon E.; Massada, Avi Bar; Brennan, Teresa J.; and Radeloff, Volker C.
outside publications 7: 3
Related topics:
Fires, Geography, Hazard preparedness, Land use and land cover, Mathematical modeling, Buildings
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Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Diego, Ventura
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