2 edition of Forest fire behavior and effects found in the catalog.
Forest fire behavior and effects
|Statement||Craig Chandler ... [et al.].|
|Series||Fire in forestry ;, v. 1|
|Contributions||Chandler, Craig C.|
|LC Classifications||SD420.55 .F57 1991 vol. 1, SD421 .F57 1991 vol. 1|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, 450 p. :|
|Number of Pages||450|
|LC Control Number||90045760|
We look at how fire historically impacted the typical forest ecosystem. This video is in the Fire Effects in Oklahoma series. For more information, visit OSU Natural Resource Ecology & . Canadian Forest Fire Behavior Prediction (FBP) System — a system used to estimate potential fire spread rate, fuel consumption and fire intensity for a range of forest fuel types in Canada Canadian Fire Effects Model (CanFIRE) — an extension model of the CFFDRS used to analyze the immediate physical effects of fire on stands and the.
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A. Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior, S Entry-level course designed around the basics of fuel, weather, and topography. B. Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior, S Provides a better basis for analyzing variables and understanding how they interact . Characteristics of wildfire smoke A number of factors, including weather, the stage of the fire, and terrain can all influence fire behavior and the impact of the smoke plume on the ground. In general, windy conditions contribute to lower smoke concentrations because the smoke mixes into a larger volume of air.
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It would have been nice to have an overarching framework on fire behaviour and ecological effects to direct the writers of each chapter towards a central understanding of fires and their ecological effects.
The book does cover fires and their effects in both northern and southern hemispheres/5(3). With this modeling approach, it is possible to simulate the small-scale atmosphere–fire interactions and feedbacks that are important to wildfire behavior, especially severe wildfire behavior, and the possible impacts of evolving, larger scale atmospheric forcing on the fire and vice versa.
The interactions of forest fires and air-flow are. For these reasons, foresters, ecologists, land managers, geographers, and environmental scientists are interested in the behavior and ecological effects of fires. This book will be the first to focus on the chemistry and physics of fire as it relates to the ways in which fire behaves and the impacts it has on ecosystem function.
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Forest fire behavior and effects book Graham, Alan E. Harvey, Threasa B. Jain, and Jonalea R. TonnCited by: This first volume is a comprehensive reference on the behavior of forest fires, the factors affecting that behavior, and the effects of fires on forest ecosystems.
Discusses how to organize the control and use of forest fires in land management. Complex concepts and mathematics are kept to a minimum. Thoroughly international in scope. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Forest fire behavior and effects.
New York: Wiley, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. A reference text. There are 11 chapters in volume 1: 1. Chemistry and physics of ignition and combustion; 2. Forest fuels; 3.
Forest fire weather; 4. Fire behavior; 5. Fire behavior prediction; 6. Ecological principles and their relationship to fire; 7.
Fire effects on soil, water and air; 8. Fire effects on wildlife; 9. Fire effects on vegetation; Cited by: Forest Fires: Behavior and Ecological Effects - Kindle edition by Johnson, Edward A. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Forest Fires: Behavior and Ecological Effects/5(3).
For these reasons, foresters, ecologists, land managers, geographers, and environmental scientists are interested in the behavior and ecological effects of fires. This book will be the first to focus on the chemistry and physics of fire as it relates to the ways in which fire behaves and the impacts it has on ecosystem function.3/5(1).
The Fire Effects Monitor (FEMO) is responsible for collecting incident status information from personal observations at the incident, and providing this information to the module leader, crew boss and other fireline supervisor as directed.
The information may include but is not limited to fire perimeter location, onsite weather, fire behavior. FIRE BEHAVIOR AND EFFECTS, SUPPRESSION, AND FUEL TREATMENTS ON THE HAM LAKE AND CAVITY LAKE FIRES 5 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Fire Behavior, Suppression, and Fuel Treatments Background Ham Lake Fire • On May 5,an escaped campfire ignited the Ham Lake Fire that burned approximat acres on the Superior National Forest.
(Nearly half of the fire spread into File Size: 2MB. Ishwar C. Yadav, Ningombam L. Devi, in Encyclopedia of Environmental Health (Second Edition), Forest Fire. The forest fire is the burning of tropical, temperate and boreal forest either by natural fire or man-made fire and is related to land clearing and deforestation.
Natural forest fire includes an unplanned burning of forest due to lightning, while human-induced forest fire results. The resulting book will, for the first time we hope, provide a text which introduces foresters, ecologists, and resource managers to the contemporary understanding of fire behavior and explain how this understanding can be used to study ecological effects.
From preface: 'Since the s, the body of literature on fire behavior has been growing in journals of engineering, geophysics, meteorology, etc.
Foresters and ecologists have not used much of this literature on the physical aspects of fire behavior to understand fire effects on individual organisms, populations, or communities. Part of the reason may be that their interests.
The purpose of this chapter is to synthesize research on forest fuels charaperization-particularly as influenced by the overstory-and on the role that fuel heterogeneity plays in the feedback mechanisms between fire behavior and fire effects in the longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) ecosystems of the southeastern United by: 4.
The book provides a rich summary of our current knowledge of several important aspects of forest fire science, from fuel dynamics to coupled atmosphere–fire by: 4.
Crown fire behavior characteristics and prediction in conifer forests: a state-of-knowledge synthesis. Final Report, Project ID: S – J Principal Investigator Dr. Martin E. Alexander, Adjunct Professor of Wildland Fire Science & Management University of Alberta, Department of Renewable Resources and.
All three legs of the triangle have significant effects on fire behavior, but the fuels leg is most related to forest structure, and is the only controllable factor of the three. A wildfire, wildland fire or rural fire is an uncontrolled fire in an area of combustible vegetation occurring in rural areas.
Depending on the type of vegetation present, a wildfire can also be classified more specifically as a brush fire, bushfire (in Australia), desert fire, forest fire, grass fire, hill fire, peat fire, vegetation fire, or veld fire.
Get this from a library! Estimating wildfire behavior and effects. [F A Albini; United States. Department of Agriculture.; Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Ogden, Utah)] -- "This paper presents a brief survey of the research literature on wildfire behavior and effects and assembles formulae and graphical computation aids based on selected theoretical and empirical.57 fire lookout jobs available.
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Citation: Weise, D.R.; Biging, G.S., Effects of wind velocity and slope on fire behavior. In: Takashi Kashiwagi, ed. Fire Safety Science Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium.