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Title: An instrument for rapid, accurate, determination of fuel moisture content
Author: Sackett, Stephen S.;
Source: Fire Management Notes. 41(2):17-18.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Description: Moisture contents of dead and living fuels are key variables in fire behavior. Accurate, real-time fuel moisture data are required for prescribed burning and wildfire behavior predictions. The convection oven method has become the standard for direct fuel moisture content determination. Efforts to quantify fuel moisture through indirect methods have not been sufficiently site specific. Previous attempts to make direct measurements less time consuming have also been inadequate in one way or another.
Keywords: moisture contents, fuels, fire behavior
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Sackett, Stephen S. 1980. An instrument for rapid, accurate, determination of fuel moisture content. Fire Management Notes. 41(2):17-18.
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