Document


Title

Michigan field guide for CFFDRS Fire Behavior Prediction (FBP) System (2015)
Document Type: Report
Compiler(s): Robert Ziel ; Keith Murphy
Publication Year: 2015

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
  • CFFDRS - Canadian Forest Fire Danger Rating System
  • FBP - CFFDRS Fire Behavior Prediction System
  • field guide
  • fuel moisture
  • FWI - CFFDRS Fire Weather Index System
  • Michigan
  • rate of spread
  • wind effects
Region(s):
Record Maintained By:
FRAMES Staff; catalog@frames.gov
Record Last Modified: March 14, 2019
FRAMES Record Number: 57455

Description

Based primarily on the Canadian Forest Fire Danger Rating System (CFFDRS) component parts, the Fire Weather Index (FWI) System and the Fire Behavior Prediction (FBP) System, this document can be used to guide learning users through the fire behavior assessment process from the fireline and field office locations and can also provide important details on fire behavior. Worksheets, definitions, fuel model charts, and fire behavior tables are included.

Citation:
Ziel, Robert; Murphy, Keith (compilers). 2015. Michigan field guide for CFFDRS Fire Behavior Prediction (FBP) System (2015). Alaska Wildland Fire Coordinating Group. 52 p.