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Fuel continuity

Author(s):

Year:

2019

Publication type:

Miscellaneous

Primary Station(s):

Pacific Southwest Research Station

Source:

Encyclopedia of Wildfires and Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Fires

Description

Fuel continuity is the degree or extent of continuous or uninterrupted distribution of fuel particles in a fuel bed thus affecting a fire’s ability to sustain combustion and spread. This applies to ladder fuels as well as surface fuels (NWCG 2018).

Citation

Drury, Stacy A. 2019. Fuel continuity. In: Manzello S., ed. Encyclopedia of Wildfires and Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Fires. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-51727-8_239-1

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