Abbreviation Meaning
AFA 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