Document


Title

Development and structure of the Canadian Forest Fire Weather Index System
Document Type: Report
Author(s): Charles E. Van Wagner
Publication Year: 1987

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
  • Canada
  • CFFDRS - Canadian Forest Fire Danger Rating System
  • fire weather index
  • FWI - CFFDRS Fire Weather Index System
  • mathematical structure
Region(s):
  • International
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Record Last Modified: November 5, 2019
FRAMES Record Number: 6293

Description

Describes the development of the FWI System, the concepts behind it, and its mathematical structure.

[This publication is referenced in the "Synthesis of knowledge of extreme fire behavior: volume I for fire managers" (Werth et al 2011).]

Online Link(s):
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Citation:
Van Wagner, C.E. 1987. Development and structure of the Canadian Forest Fire Weather Index System. Forestry Technical Report. 35. Chalk River, ON: Canadian Forest Service, Petawawa National Forestry Institute. 37 p.