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INT-GTR-30: Estimating wildfire behavior and effects


Albini, Frank A. 1976. Estimating wildfire behavior and effects. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-30. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 92 p.

This paper presents abrief survey of the research literature on wildfire behavior and effects and assembles formulae and graphical computation aids based on selected theoretical and empirical models. The uses of mathematical fire behavior models are discussed, and the general capabilities and limitations of currently available models are outlined.

Keywords: fire control, fire behavior model, fire management, computer program


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Title: INT-GTR-30: Estimating wildfire behavior and effects
Publish Date: March 28, 2008
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March 28, 2008

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