Skip to Main Content
Relation between the National Fire Danger spread component and fire activity in the Lake States.Author(s): Donald A. Haines; William A. Main; Von J. Johnson
Source: Research Paper NC-41. 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
PDF: Download Publication (3.85 MB)
DescriptionRelationships between the 1964 version of the spread component of the National Fire Danger Rating System and fire activity were established for Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. The measures of fire activity included the probability of a fire-day as well as a C, D, or E fire-day, number of fires per fire-day, and acres burned per fire. These measures were examined by vegetative category, season, and cover type.
- Check the Northern Research Station web site to request a printed copy of this publication.
- Our on-line publications are scanned and captured using Adobe Acrobat.
- During the capture process some typographical errors may occur.
- Please contact Sharon Hobrla, email@example.com if you notice any errors which make this publication unusable.
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
CitationHaines, Donald A.; Main, William A.; Johnson, Von J. 1970. Relation between the National Fire Danger spread component and fire activity in the Lake States. Research Paper NC-41. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsNational Fire Danger Rating System, fire spread component, fire day
- Differences in fire danger with altitude, aspect, and time of day
- Predicting wildfire ignitions, escapes, and large fire activity using Predictive Service’s 7-Day Fire Potential Outlook in the western USA
- Assessing predictive services' 7-day fire potential outlook
XML: View XML