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Users Guide for Fire Image Analysis System - Version 5.0: A Tool for Measuring Fire Behavior CharacteristicsAuthor(s): Carl W. Adkins
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SE-93. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 15 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Southeastern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionThe Fire Image Analysis System is a tool for quantifying flame geometry and relative position at selected points along a spreading line fire. At present, the system requires uniform terrain (constant slope). The system has been used in field and laboratory studies for determining flame length, depth, cross sectional area, and rate of spread.
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CitationAdkins, Carl W. 1995. Users Guide for Fire Image Analysis System - Version 5.0: A Tool for Measuring Fire Behavior Characteristics. Gen. Tech. Rep. SE-93. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 15 p.
KeywordsFlame length, quantifying flame geometry, rate of spread
- Characterization of flame radiosity in shrubland fires
- Effects of wind velocity and slope on fire behavior
- Nomographs for estimating surface fire behavior characteristics
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