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We describe a mathematical model for the probability that a fireline succeeds in containing a fire. The probability increases as the fireline width increases, and also as the fire's flame length decreases. More interestingly, uncertainties in width and flame length affect the computed containment…
Author(s): Romain Mees, David Strauss, Richard Chase
Keywords: Wildland fireline containment probability, uncertainty in flame length, uncertainty in resource productivity
Source: International Journal of Wildland Fire. 3(3): 179-185.
Year: 1993