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Fire-danger rating and observed wildfire behavior in the Northeastern United States.Author(s): Donald A. Haines; William A. Main; Albert J. Simard
Source: Research Paper NC-274. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionCompares the 1978 National Fire-Danger Rating System and its 20 fuel models, along with other danger rating systems, with observed fire behavior and rates the strengths and weaknesses of models and systems.
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CitationHaines, Donald A.; Main, William A.; Simard, Albert J. 1986. Fire-danger rating and observed wildfire behavior in the Northeastern United States. Research Paper NC-274. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
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