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Title: Aids to determining fuel models for estimating fire behavior

Author: Anderson, Hal E.

Date: 1982

Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-122. Ogden, Utah: U.S.Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 22p.

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

Description: Presents photographs of wildland vegetation appropriate for the 13 fuel models used in mathematical models of fire behavior. Fuel model descriptions include fire behavior associated with each fuel and its physical characteristics. A similarity chart cross-references the 13 fire behavior fuel models to the 20 fuel models used in the National Fire Danger Rating System.

Keywords: forest fuels, modeling, fire behavior

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Anderson, Hal E. 1982. Aids to determining fuel models for estimating fire behavior. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-122. Ogden, Utah: U.S.Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 22p.

 


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