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Occurrence of man-caused fires related to burning index

Steele, Robert W.

Occurrence of man-caused fires related to burning index

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Published by School of Forestry, Montana State University in Missoula, Mont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest fires -- Montana -- Prevention and control.,
  • Forest fires -- Idaho -- Prevention and control.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert W. Steele.
    SeriesBulletin / School of Forestry, Montana State University -- no. 11., Bulletin (Montana State University (Missoula). School of Forestry) -- no. 11.
    ContributionsMontana State University (Missoula). School of Forestry.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18288927M

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Occurrence of Man caused Fires Related to Burning Index. Download or Read online Occurrence of Man caused Fires Related to Burning Index full in PDF, ePub and kindle. This book written by Robert Wilbur Steele and published by Unknown which was released on 08 September with total pages 4.

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Forest Service Research Data Archive. Lightning is one of the two natural causes. Fire Load Index (FL) - A rating of the maximum effort required to contain all probable fires occurring within a rating area during the rating period.

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Burning Period: That part of each hour period when fires spread most rapidly, typically from a. to sundown.

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