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A fire growth model, FARSITE (Fire ARea SImulator) is under development for simulating the spread and behavior of prescribed natural fires. The models uses a technique for wave propagation to expand surface fire fronts in 2 dimensions. Points defining...

Person: Finney
Year: 1993
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

These questions arise not as a local phenomenon but on a world scale which is seldom appreciated. Fire regimes prevail not only over huge areas in south-central Africa and Brazil, but also extend through North Africa--in the Sudan Zone especially--and...

Person: Trapnell
Year: 1993
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Wildfires in tropical forest and savanna are a strong source of trace gas and particulate emissions to the atmosphere, but estimates of the continental-scale impacts are limited by large uncertainties in the rates of fire occurrence and biomass...

Person: Riggan, Brass, Lockwood
Year: 1993
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES