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INT-GTR-122: Aids to Determining Fuel Models for Estimating Fire Behavior


Anderson, Hal E. 1982. Aids to determining fuel models for estimating fire behavior. USDA For. Serv. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-122, 22p. lntermt. For. and Range Exp. Stn., Ogden, Utah 84401.

Presents 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.

Keywords: forest fuels, modeling, fire behavior


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Title: INT-GTR-122: Aids to Determining Fuel Models for Estimating Fire Behavior
Electronic Publish Date: May 21, 2004
Last Update:
January 17, 2007

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