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Title

Advanced Fuel Type Modeling - Wildland Fire Behavior Specialist Course Unit III-B-Environmental Observations (Fuel Characteristics)
Media Type: Presentation
Presenter(s):
Publisher(s):
  • Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre (CIFFC)
Recording Date: 2008

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
  • Canada
  • FBP - CFFDRS Fire Behavior Prediction System
  • fire behavior prediction
  • firefighter training
  • fuel type characteristics
  • fuel types
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Record Last Modified: October 2, 2019
FRAMES Record Number: 58708

Description

This presentation was given by Martin Alexander as part of the Wildland Fire Behavior Specialist Course, February 2008. The objectives of this unit, titled Advanced Fuel Type Modeling, was to explore in more depth the background and underlying assumptions of the Canadian Forest Fire Behavior Prediction (FBP) System fuel types as a basis for making adjustments and to examine a specific example of adapting the FBP System fuel type classification scheme to a non-standard fuel type.

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Link to this recording (2.8 MB; pdf)