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An Electronic Timer for Measuring Spread Rates of Wildland FiresAuthor(s): Richard W. Blank; Albert J. Simard
Source: Research Note NC-304. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionThere are many disadvantages to current techniques for measuring the spread rate of wildland fires. This paper describes the design and use of an electronic timber that resolves most of the problems. The unit is small, lightweight, inexpensive, easy-to-assemble, self-contained, and long-running.
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CitationBlank, Richard W.; Simard, Albert J. 1983. An Electronic Timer for Measuring Spread Rates of Wildland Fires. Research Note NC-304. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsSampling, prescribed burning, small, inexpensive, self-contained
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