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Weathering effects on fuel moisture sticks: corrections and recommendations.Author(s): Donald A. Haines; John S. Frost
Source: Research Paper NC-154. 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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DescriptionDescribes response to weathering of 100-gram (1/2-inch) fuel moisture sticks over 6-month fire season in the Northeast. Presents a chart for correcting weathered-stick values and gives replacement recommendations for those sticks used in the National Fire Danger Rating System.
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CitationHaines, Donald A.; Frost, John S. 1978. Weathering effects on fuel moisture sticks: corrections and recommendations. Research Paper NC-154. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsfire danger, fire-weather observations, fuels, dew
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