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CROWN FUEL [1 record]

Record 1 2005-03-09


Subject field(s)
  • Combustion and Fuels (Fireplaces)
  • Brush, Prairie and Forest Fires

The standing and supported forest combustibles not in direct contact with the ground that are generally only consumed in crown fires (e.g. foliage, twigs, branches, cones).

Key term(s)
  • aerial fuels
  • crown fuels


  • Combustion et combustibles (Foyers)
  • Incendies de végétation

Combustible forestier debout ou soutenu qui n'est pas en contact direct avec le sol et qui n'est généralement consumé que lors des feux de cime.


Le combustible de cime comprend la partie supérieure des arbres : feuillage, rameaux, branches, cônes.

Key term(s)
  • combustibles sur pied
  • combustibles de cime


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