inFIRE

Conferences

inFIRE Conference 2000: Fire Information in the New Millennium

Ottawa, Canada, May 9-12th, 2000

Consideration of Reliability and Performance of Fire Protection Systems in FiRECAM
Dr. David Yung, Institute for Research in Construction, NRC, Canada

Mapping Multiple Vocabularies for Better Subject Access to Fire Science Materials
Lian Ruan, Librarian, Illinois Fire Service Institute, USA

An Automatic System for Monitoring and Mapping Forest Fires, Scars and Smoke from Satellite
Dr. Robert Fraser, Canada Center for Remote Sensing, Natural Resources Canada.

A Field Study on Photoluminescent Signage Used to Guide Building Occupants to Exits in Complete Darkness
Dr. Guylène Proulx, Institute for Research in Construction, NRC, Canada

Electronic Libraries: Challenges to Bibliographic Instruction at the Institute for Research in Construction
Ian Henderson, Information Specialist, Institute for Research in Construction, NRC, Canada

Creating a Virtual Library at the National Research Council of Canada
Scott Mellon, Project Coordinator, Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (CISTI), NRC, Canada

Protective Clothing for Firefighters - Research at the National Research Council of Canada
Dr. David Torvi, Institute for Research in Construction, NRC, Canada

Teaching Fire Science and Fire Protection Engineering to University Engineering Students
Dr. David Torvi, Institute for Research in Construction, NRC, Canada

inFIRE - A Short History
Nora H. Jason, Manager, Fire Research Information Services, Building and Fire Research Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), USA

The Canadian Fire Service - Overview
Gary Richardson, Ottawa Fire Chief, Ottawa, Canada

Fire and Emergency Services - A Snapshot of Western Australia
Elizabeth Hides, Manager, Information Resources, Fire & Emergency Services Authority of Western Australia

A Customer-Defined Library Service for Emergency Services Personnel
Jill Don, Librarian-in-Charge, Dept. of Emergency Services, Queensland, Australia

'Virtually Yours': Searching the Web
Ann Kelly, International Association of Fire Chiefs, USA
Chris Dahms, Nuclear Service Organization, USA

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