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Fire danger rating network density

Author(s): Rudy M. King, R. William Furman
Year Published: 1976

Conventional statistical techniques are used to answer the question, "What is the necessary station density for a fire danger network?" The Burning Index of the National Fire-Danger Rating System is used as an indicator of fire danger. Results are presented as station spacing in tabular form for each of six regions in the western United States.

Citation: King, Rudy M.; Furman, R. William. 1976. Fire danger rating network density. Res. Pap. RM-RP-177. Fort Collins, CO: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 4 p.
Topic(s): Fire Behavior, Simulation Modeling, Fire Danger Rating
Ecosystem(s): None
Document Type: Technical Report or White Paper
Hot Topic(s): Fire Behavior Prediction
NRFSN number: 11969
FRAMES RCS number: 14203
Record updated: Jun 13, 2018