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Eufofinet Fire Glossary

Eufofinet Fire Glossary

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AFAC

Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council

AH

Absolute Humidity

AIIMS

Australasian Inter-service Incident Management System

ALSM

Airborne Laser Swath Mapping

ATC

Air Traffic Control

ATV

All-Terrain Vehicle

ATVEA

All-Terrain Vehicle Industry European Association

CDF

Centro para la Defensa contra el Fuego (Spain)

CIFFC

Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Center Inc.

DAID

Delayed Action Incendiary Device/Delayed Aerial Incendiary Device

DEFRA

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

DEM

Digital Elevation Model

DTM

Digital Terrain Models

DSM

Digital Surface Models

ETA

Estimated Time of Arrival

EUFOFINET European Forest Fire Networks Project

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organisation

FEMA

Federal Emergency Management Agency (USA)

FTA

Fire Traffic Area

GFMC

Global Fire Monitoring Center

GIS

Geographic Information System

GPS

Global Positioning System

ICS

Incident Command System

IR

Infrared

LACES

Safety protocol. Acronym stands for: L = Lookouts; A = Awareness or Anchor
Point; C = Communication; E = Escape Routes; S = Safety Zones

LIDAR

Light Detection and Ranging

NFPA

National Fire Protection Association (USA)

NFRS

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (UK)

NWCG

National Wildfire Coordinating Group (USA)

PEDA

Local, Union of Municipalities and Town Councils of Attica (Greece)

PPE

Personal Protection Equipment

RH

Relative Humidity

RUI

Rural-Urban Interface

SOP

Standard Operating Procedures

TFR

Temporary Flight Restriction

TOLC

Take Off and Landing Coordinator

UK

United Kingdom

USA

United States of America

USDA

United States Department of Agriculture

USDHS

United States Department of Homeland Security

WUI

Wildland-Urban Interface

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