Seasonality effects on Canadian Forest Fire Danger Rating System Indices in Alaska
Media Type: Video
Distribution Contact(s):
  • Alaska Fire Science Consortium
Date: October 2014

Cataloging Information

  • BUI - CFFDRS Buildup Index
  • CFFDRS - Canadian Forest Fire Danger Rating System
  • day length
  • DC - CFFDRS Drought Code
  • DMC - CFFDRS Duff Moisture Code
  • FBP - CFFDRS Fire Behavior Prediction System
  • fuel moisture
  • FWI - Canadian Forest Fire Weather Index System
  • MODIS - Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
  • permafrost
  • remote sensing
  • seasonality
  • snow cover
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Record Last Modified: November 21, 2018
FRAMES Record Number: 18546


Robert Ziel, State of Alaska Fire Analyst shares information on how seasonal effects change the fuel moisture codes of CFFDRS and how remotely sensed data may help with interpretation for managers. This video was edited from his presentation at the October, 2014 Summit on CFFDRS held in Fairbanks, Alaska. Over 50 professional fire managers/scientists from the US and Canada were in attendance.

Recording Length: 0:20:50
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