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Title: Conversion tables for use with the National Fire-Danger Rating System in the Intermountain area

Author: Stockstad, Dwight S.; Barney, Richard J.;

Date: 1964

Source: Res. Note INT-RN-12. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 6 p.

Publication Series: Research Note (RN)

Description: Two tables prepared for use with the National Fire-Danger Rating System replace 10 tables previously used with the Model-8 Fire-Danger Rating System. They provide for the conversion of Spread Index values at various altitudes, aspects, and times of day. A rate of spread table facilitates converting Spread Index values to chains per hour of perimeter increase for various fuel types and slope steepness.

Keywords: conversion tables, National Fire-Danger Rating System, Spread Index values

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Stockstad, Dwight S.; Barney, Richard J. 1964. Conversion tables for use with the National Fire-Danger Rating System in the Intermountain area. Res. Note INT-RN-12. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 6 p.

 


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