Spanish firefighters use software to direct resources, develop tactics

Published 13 November 2006

Developed at the Universirt of Grenada, SIADEX system considers fire data along with available resources to propose three plans of attack; constant updates by emergency crews on the ground lead to immediate refinements; technology is almost ready to go

The rain in Spain falls mainly on the plain, but where should firefighters direct their hoses when attempting to put out forest blazes? Researchers at the University of Granada have designed software