Burned Area Emergency Stabilization and Rehabilitation Facilitated by Land Treatment Exploration Tool

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The Bureau of Land Management is partnering with U.S. Geological to provide improved decision support to Burned Area Emergency Stabilization and Rehabilitation (ESR) planning efforts. 

The Land Treatment Exploration Tool (LTET) now provides a customized report for ESR planning efforts, which maps and quantifies variables related to soils, vegetation, site conditions, climate, and other biophysical factors which are fundamental considerations in post-fire planning. Beginning in 2020, the report is a required attachment to all ESR plans submitted to State and National Offices.

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Date published: May 10, 2018
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Land Treatment Exploration Tool

The Land Treatment Exploration Tool provides a practical resource for managers who are planning restoration and rehabilitation actions on public lands. The tool generates a variety of spatial products while being user friendly for all levels of GIS expertise, even to those with little or no experience.

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Land Treatment Exploration Tool Fact Sheet

Land restoration and rehabilitation efforts usually involve soil and vegetation manipulations, which influence landscapes and ecosystems. These manipulations, or treatments, historically have been planned on a case-by-case basis with decisions made from personal experience of past successes or failures.