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Title

Measuring and interpreting fire behavior for correlation with fire effects
Document Type: Report
Author(s): Richard C. Rothermel; John E. Deeming
Publication Year: 1980

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Keyword(s):
  • fire modeling
  • fireline intensity
  • rate of spread
  • wildfire
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Record Last Modified: December 13, 2016
FRAMES Record Number: 6153

Description

Identifies and describes methods for quantifying from field observations 2 key parameters of wildfire behavior: fireline intensity and heat per unit area. Proposes standardization of terms and techniques as a means of improving experimental procedures and communication among fire behavior specialists, and as a means of correlating fire behavior and fire effects.

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Rothermel, Richard C.; Deeming, John E. 1980. Measuring and interpreting fire behavior for correlation with fire effects. General Technical Report INT-GTR-93. Ogden, UT: USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 3 p.