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The Vulnerability Assessment Forest Fire in Jeju to Climate Change using the VESTAP
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  • Journal title : Fire Science and Engineering
  • Volume 30, Issue 1,  2016, pp.57-62
  • Publisher : Korea Institute of Fire Science and Engineering
  • DOI : 10.7731/KIFSE.2016.30.1.057
 Title & Authors
The Vulnerability Assessment Forest Fire in Jeju to Climate Change using the VESTAP
Lim, Chae-Hyun;
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 Abstract
This study evaluated the risk of forest fires due to climate change in Jeju using the VESTAP. The study primarily aimed at assessing the risks posed to Jeju city and Seogwipo city, and uses actual and projected date from the period of 2000`s to 2040`s based on RCP 8.5 scenario. Forest fire vulnerability throughout Jeju-do was determined through the standardization of vulnerability index. The highest vulnerability was determined for the towns of Chuja-myeon, Udo-myeon, two downtown areas in Jeju city, Daejeong-eup, and five downtown areas in Seogwipo city, respectively.
 Keywords
Forest fires;Climate change;Vulnerability assessment;VESTAP;
 Language
Korean
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