Analysis of fire danger in southeastern Georgia
Document Type: Book
Author(s): J. T. Paul
Publication Year: 1974

Cataloging Information

  • fine fuels
  • fire danger rating
  • fire management
  • forest management
  • fuel management
  • fuel models
  • fuel moisture
  • Georgia
  • military lands
  • moisture
  • pine forests
  • pine hardwood forests
  • precipitation
  • rate of spread
  • season of fire
  • statistical analysis
  • temperature
  • wildfires
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Record Last Modified: July 25, 2018
FRAMES Record Number: 38962
Tall Timbers Record Number: 13585
TTRS Location Status: In-file
TTRS Call Number: Fire File DDW
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Fine fuel moisture, 10-hour fuel moisture, 100-hour fuel moisture, rate of spread, and burning index were calculated for the year 1970 by hour and season for four THEO stations and three military weather stations. Analyses showed that the maximum of fire danger does not typically occur at 1300 e.s.t., but that averages of 1300 e.s.t. fire danger and maximum fire danger time are not very different. There are seasonal differences in the fire danger parameters when seasons are compared, but some variables at some stations showed no seasonal effect. There were geographical differences among the THEO stations that appear to be site dependent. There were no differences among the more uniform military stations.

Paul, J. T. 1974. Analysis of fire danger in southeastern Georgia. American Meteorological Society.