Document


Title

Weather, fire danger rating systems and fire behavior use in prescribed burning and smoke management in the south
Document Type: Conference Paper
Author(s): J. G. Shepherd
Compiler(s): D. D. Wade
Publication Year: 1985

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
aerial ignition; air temperature; fire danger rating; fire danger rating; fire hazard reduction; fire management; fuel models; humidity; North Carolina; overstory; scorch; smoke management; smoke management; wind
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Record Last Modified: August 8, 2018
FRAMES Record Number: 49146
Tall Timbers Record Number: 25455
TTRS Location Status: In-file
TTRS Call Number: A13.32/2: W32
TTRS Abstract Status: Fair use, Okay, Reproduced by permission

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Description

State-of-the-art applications of weather, fire danger rating, and fire behavior in smoke management and prescribed burning by southern fire managers are addressed. Validations of fire predictive systems versus observed fire conditions are stressed as a prime need in the south.

Citation:
Shepherd, J. G. 1985. Weather, fire danger rating systems and fire behavior use in prescribed burning and smoke management in the south, in Wade, D. D., Prescribed fire and smoke management in the south: conference proceedings. Atlanta, GA. USDA Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station,Asheville, NC. p. 51-56,