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Using a Simple Parcel Model to Investigate the Haines IndexAuthor(s): Mary Ann Jenkins; Steven K. Krueger; Ruiyu Sun
Source: In: Second International Wildland Fire Ecology and Fire Management Congress: 5th Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology; 2003 November 16-20; Orlando, FL. Boston, MA: American Meteorological Society: 3.3.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionThe Haines Index (Haines 1988) ia fire-weather index based on stability and moisture conditions of the lower atmosphere that rates the potential for large fire growth or extreme fire behavior. The Hained Index is calculated by adding a temperature term a to a moisture term b.
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CitationJenkins, Mary Ann; Krueger, Steven K.; Sun, Ruiyu. 2003. Using a Simple Parcel Model to Investigate the Haines Index. In: Second International Wildland Fire Ecology and Fire Management Congress: 5th Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology; 2003 November 16-20; Orlando, FL. Boston, MA: American Meteorological Society: 3.3.
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