Document


Title

Prospects for economic suppression of large forest fires by induced showers
Document Type: Book
Author(s): L. B. MacHattie; G. A. Isaac; N. R. Bobbitt
Publication Year: 1976

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
  • Canada
  • experimental fires
  • fire control
  • fire damage (property)
  • fire danger rating
  • fire injuries (plants)
  • fire management
  • fire suppression
  • firefighting personnel
  • storms
  • weather observations
  • wildfires
  • wood
Record Maintained By:
Record Last Modified: June 1, 2018
FRAMES Record Number: 39093
Tall Timbers Record Number: 13723
TTRS Location Status: In-file
TTRS Call Number: CAN DOCS Information Report FF-X-59 DDW
TTRS Abstract Status: Okay, Fair use, Reproduced by permission

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Description

From the conclusion:'It seems reasonable, therefore, to conclude that the procedure of seeding towering cumulus clouds to induce rain on forest fires shows good prospects for reducing overall fire fighting costs as well as reducing fire damage.'

Citation:
MacHattie, L. B., G. A. Isaac, and N. R. Bobbitt. 1976. Prospects for economic suppression of large forest fires by induced showers. Information Report FF-X-59. Ottawa, Ontario, Candian Forestry Service, Forest Fire Research Institute.