Containment strategies

What happens when you apply Operations Research to the complex, uncertain and highly variable conditions that define wildfire management?

You get mathematically optimal strategies with the highest probability of success, lowest possible risk, and maximum cost-efficiency.

Designing Operationally Relevant Daily Large Fire Containment Strategies Using Risk Assessment Results
Authors: Yu Wei, Matthew P. Thompson, Joe H. Scott, Christopher D. O’Connor, and Christopher J. Dunn