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Aids to determining fuel models for estimating fire behaviorAuthor(s): Hal E. Anderson
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-122. Ogden, Utah: U.S.Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 22p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Intermountain Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionPresents photographs of wildland vegetation appropriate for the 13 fuel models used in mathematical models of fire behavior. Fuel model descriptions include fire behavior associated with each fuel and its physical characteristics. A similarity chart cross-references the 13 fire behavior fuel models to the 20 fuel models used in the National Fire Danger Rating System.
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CitationAnderson, Hal E. 1982. Aids to determining fuel models for estimating fire behavior. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-122. Ogden, Utah: U.S.Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 22p.
Keywordsforest fuels, modeling, fire behavior
- Performance of fire behavior fuel models developed for the Rothermel Surface Fire Spread Model
- Standard fire behavior fuel models: a comprehensive set for use with Rothermel's surface fire spread model
- Sensitivity of fire behavior simulations to fuel model variations
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