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These publications specifically test the Fire Danger Rating system with climate conditions or show how it is used to predict fire behavior.

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2019 A Cautionary Note Regarding the Use of Cumulative Burnt Areas for the Determination of Fire Danger Index Breakpoints
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
F. Pimont, Julien Ruffault, Nicolas K. Martin-StPaul, Jean-Luc Dupuy
2019 A promising new approach to estimate drought indices for fire danger assessment using remotely sensed data
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Melanie Häusler, João Pedro Nunes, João M. N. Silva, Jan J. Keizer, Thorsten Warneke, Jose M. C. Pereira
2019 Rating Fire Danger from the Ground Up
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Matthew R. Levi, Erik S. Krueger, Grant J. Snitker, Tyson Ochsner, Miguel L. Villarreal, Emile H. Elias, Dannele E. Peck
2018 A comparison of the US National Fire Danger Rating System (NFDRS) with recorded fire occurrence and final fire size
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Nicholas G. Walding, Hywel T. P. Williams, Scott McGarvie, Claire M. Belcher
2017 How to generate and interpret fire characteristics charts for the U.S. fire danger rating system
Technical Report or White Paper
Faith A. Heinsch, Patricia L. Andrews, D. A. Tirmenstein
2016 Near-term probabilistic forecast of significant wildfire events for the western United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Haiganoush K. Preisler, Karen L. Riley, Crystal S. Stonesifer, David E. Calkin, William Matt Jolly
2015 Relationships between fire danger and the daily number and daily growth of active incidents burning in the Northern Rocky Mountains, USA
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Patrick H. Freeborn, Mark A. Cochrane, William Matt Jolly
2015 Climate-induced variations in global wildfire danger from 1979 to 2013
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
William Matt Jolly, Mark A. Cochrane, Patrick H. Freeborn, Zachary A. Holden, Timothy J. Brown, G.J. Williamson, David M. J. S. Bowman
2013 The relationship of large fire occurrence with drought and fire danger indices in the western USA, 1984-2008: the role of temporal scale
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Karen L. Riley, John T. Abatzoglou, Isaac C. Grenfell, Anna E. Klene, Faith A. Heinsch
2012 Effect of suppression strategies on federal wildland fire expenditures
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Krista M. Gebert, Anne E. Black
2009 Seasonal predictions for wildland fire severity
Conference Proceedings, Technical Report or White Paper
Shyh-Chin Chen, Haiganoush K. Preisler, Francis M. Fujioka, John W. Benoit, John O. Roads
2009 Seasonal predictions for wildland fire severity
Conference Proceedings, Technical Report or White Paper
Shyh-Chin Chen, Haiganoush K. Preisler, Francis M. Fujioka, John W. Benoit, John O. Roads
2006 Evaluation of MM5 model resolution when applied to prediction of National Fire Danger Rating indexes
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Jeanne L. Hoadley, Miriam L. Rorig, Larry S. Bradshaw, Sue A. Ferguson, Kenneth Westrick, Scott L. Goodrick, Paul A. Werth
2005 Evaluation of the Experimental Climate Prediction Center's fire danger forecasts with remote automated weather station observations
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Hauss J. Reinbold, John O. Roads, Timothy J. Brown
2000 The Mann Gulch Fire and the Canadian Forest Fire Danger Rating System
Conference Proceedings
Martin E. Alexander
1990 The Haines Index and Idaho fire growth
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Paul A. Werth, Richard Ochoa
1985 Predicting duff and woody fuel consumed by prescribed fire in the Northern Rocky Mountains
Technical Report or White Paper
James K. Brown, Michael A. Marsden, Kevin C. Ryan, Elizabeth D. Reinhardt
1976 Fire danger rating network density
Technical Report or White Paper
Rudy M. King, R. William Furman