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Computer program for calculating and plotting fire direction and rate of spread.Author(s): James E. Eenigenburg
Source: General Technical Report NC-117. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionPresents an analytical procedure that uses a FORTRAN 77 program to estimate fire direction and rate of spread. The program also calculates the variability of these parameters, both for subsections of the fire and for the fires as a whole. An option in the program allows users with a CALCOMP plotter to obtain a map of the fire with spread vectors.
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CitationEenigenburg, James E. 1987. Computer program for calculating and plotting fire direction and rate of spread. General Technical Report NC-117. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsFORTRAN program, CALCOMP plotter, vector, prescribed burn, wildland fire
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