Document


Title

Monthly fire behavior patterns
Document Type: Book
Author(s): M. J. Schroeder ; C. C. Chandler
Publication Year: 1966

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
  • distribution
  • fire danger rating
  • fire intensity
  • fuel accumulation
  • fuel appraisal
  • fuel types
  • ignition
  • rate of spread
  • sloping terrain
  • topography
  • weather observations
Record Maintained By:
Record Last Modified: August 6, 2018
FRAMES Record Number: 38845
Tall Timbers Record Number: 13463
TTRS Location Status: In-file
TTRS Call Number: A13.79:PSW-112 DDW
TTRS Abstract Status: Fair use, Okay, Reproduced by permission

This bibliographic record was either created or modified by the Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy and is provided without charge to promote research and education in Fire Ecology. The E.V. Komarek Fire Ecology Database is the intellectual property of the Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy.

Description

From tabulated frequency distributions of fire danger indexes for a nationwide network of 89 stations, the probabilities of four types of fire behavior ranging from 'fire out' to 'critical' were calculated for each month and are shown in map form.

Citation:
Schroeder, M. J., and C. C. Chandler. 1966. Monthly fire behavior patterns. Research Note PSW-112. Berkeley, CA, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiement Station.