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CROWN FRACTION BURNED [1 record]

Record 1 2005-05-03

English

Subject field(s)
  • Scientific Measurements and Analyses
  • Brush, Prairie and Forest Fires
DEF

As used in the context of the Canadian Forest Fire Behaviour Prediction System, CFB is a measure of the degree of potential crown fuel consumption expressed as a proportion of the total number of tree crowns and as such constitutes an indication of the probable type of fire activity to be experienced over a burned area for fuel types that are susceptible to crowning.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Mesures et analyse (Sciences)
  • Incendies de végétation
DEF

Dans la Méthode canadienne de prévision du comportement des incendies de forêt, mesure du degré potentiel de brûlage des cimes, qui s'exprime en proportion du nombre total de cimes et qui constitue une indication du type probable de feu qui sévira.

Spanish

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