Alaska Fuel Moisture Sampling: What's the Trend?
Media Type: Video
Distribution Contact(s):
  • Alaska Fire Science Consortium
Date: October 11, 2012

Cataloging Information

  • CFFDRS - Canadian Forest Fire Danger Rating System
  • DMC - CFFDRS Duff Moisture Code
  • duff moisture content
  • fuel moisture
  • Labrador tea
  • live woody moisture content
  • overwinter
  • rate of spread
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Record Last Modified: September 7, 2017
FRAMES Record Number: 14301


Important seasonal fuel moisture data is lacking in Alaska. In 2012, several areas collected duff and live fuel moisture samples throughout the summer to calibrate and validate CFFDRS indices, to monitor prescribed fires and adjust staffing levels. Continued monitoring in 2013 will help to develop Alaska specific DMC and DC equations. Presented at the 2012 Alaska Fire Science Workshop in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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