Heat of combustion, heat yield, and fire behavior
Document Type: Book
Author(s): C. E. Van Wagner
Publication Year: 1972

Cataloging Information

  • Canada
  • combustion
  • coniferous forests
  • conifers
  • duff
  • energy
  • fire management
  • flame length
  • foliage
  • heat
  • needles
  • Ontario
  • Pinus resinosa
  • statistical analysis
  • temperature
  • wood chemistry
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Record Last Modified: June 1, 2018
FRAMES Record Number: 39039
Tall Timbers Record Number: 13666
TTRS Location Status: In-file
TTRS Call Number: CAN DOCS Information Report PS-X-35 DDW
TTRS Abstract Status: Okay, Fair use, Reproduced by permission

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From the text: 'The purpose of this Report is to present the heats of combustion of some forest fuels at Petawawa, and to discuss the reductions necessary to arrive at a practical heat yield suitable for calculating a fire's energy output rate.'

Van Wagner, C. E. 1972. Heat of combustion, heat yield, and fire behavior. Information Report PS-X-35. Chalk River, Ontario, Environment Canada, Forestry Service, Petawawa Forest Experiment Station.