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Title: Fire whirlwind formation over flat terrain.
Author: Haines, Donald A.; Updike, Gerald H.;
Source: Research Paper NC-71. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Description: This paper examines the factors that lead to the genesis of fire whirlwinds over flat terrain. Also presented is an estimate of the number of days one might expect to encounter meteorological conditions that permit such formations.
Keywords: burning, vortex, whirls, atmospheric stability, fire control
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Haines, Donald A.; Updike, Gerald H. 1971. Fire whirlwind formation over flat terrain. Research Paper NC-71. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
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