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Field Guide to the Canadian Forest Fire Behavior Prediction (Fbp) System, Second Edition

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Field Guide to the Canadian Forest Fire Behavior Prediction (Fbp) System, Second Edition by S. W. Taylor
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The Canadian Forest Fire Behavior Prediction (FBP) System is a systematic method for assessing wildland fire behavior potential. This field guide provides a simplified version of the system, presented in tabular format. It was prepared to assist field staff in making first approximations of FBP System outputs when computer-based applications are not available. Quantitative estimates of head fire spread rate, fire intensity, type of fire, and spread distance, elliptical fire area, perimeter, and perimeter growth rate are provided for eighteen fuel types within five broad groupings (coniferous, deciduous, and mixedwood forests, logging slash, and grass), covering most of the major wildland fuel types found in Canada. The FBP System is intended to supplement, not replace, the experience and judgment of fire personnel.

Author Biography

S. W. Taylor is a research scientist and Registered Professional Forester who works for Natural Resources Canada at the Pacific Forestry Centre in Victoria, BC. M. E. Alexander is a Registered Professional Forester. Previously, he was a Senior Fire Behavior Research Officer stationed at the Northern Forestry Centre in Edmonton, Alberta.
Release date NZ
March 1st, 2017
Country of Publication
Canada
Imprint
Canadian Museum of Nature
Pages
127
ISBN-13
9780660043333
Product ID
26798220

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