2 edition of Charts for interpreting wildland fire behavior characteristics found in the catalog.
Charts for interpreting wildland fire behavior characteristics
Patricia L Andrews
1982 by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station in Ogden, Utah .
Written in English
|Statement||Patricia L. Andrews and Richard C. Rothermel|
|Series||General technical report INT -- 131|
|Contributions||Rothermel, Richard C, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Ogden, Utah)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||21 p. :|
|Number of Pages||21|
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Charts for interpreting wildland fire behavior characteristics. Ogden, Utah: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, (OCoLC) The surface fire behavior fire characteristics chart is used to plot rate of spread, heat per unit area, and flame length for calculated or observed fire behavior (Andrews and Rothermel ).
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Andrews, P. & Rothermel, R. () Charts for Interpreting Wildland Fire Behavior Characteristics. General Technical Report INT Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Ogden, UT: United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service.
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The Fire Behavior Field Reference Guide (FBFRG) describes a range of practices by which fire behavior assessments are conducted for fireline leadership in the field, and by Fire Behavior Analysts and Long Term Fire Analysts in support of more sophisticated Charts for interpreting wildland fire behavior characteristics book a hands-on publication for use in the field, in fire behavior training, and as a learning reference.
The BehavePlus Fire Modeling System is among the most widely used systems for wildland fire prediction. It is designed for use in a range of tasks including wildfire behaviour prediction, prescribed fire planning, fire investigation, fuel hazard assessment, fire model understanding, communication and research.
BehavePlus is based on mathematical models for fire Cited by: Andrews, Patricia L.; Rothermel, Richard C. Charts for interpreting wildland fire behavior characteristics. General Technical Report INT-GTR Ogden, UT: USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Forest Charts for interpreting wildland fire behavior characteristics book Range Experiment Station.
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USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, General Technical Report INT (Ogden, UT)Cited by: In Charts for Interpreting Wildland Fire Behavior Characteristics, General Tech- Charts for interpreting wildland fire behavior characteristics book Report INT, Andrews and Rothermal illustrate use of a charac- teristics chart in conjunction with fire prescriptions, fire behavior forecasts, management plans, and briefings.
The report includes several charts suitable for copying. The authors of the book “Grassfires: Fuel, Weather and Fire Behaviour” indicate that the general maximum speed Charts for interpreting wildland fire behavior characteristics book between 16 and 20 kilometers per hour (9 to mph) for wildfires.
A fire’s forward rate of spread naturally depends on many factors, particularly wind and other weather conditions, fuel type and condition, and terrain. Fire characteristics chart, relationship among rate of spread, heat per unit area, fireline intensity, and flame Charts for interpreting wildland fire behavior characteristics.
Gen. Tech. Rep. INT Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Serivce, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 21 p. McGraw-Hill Book Co.
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