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FEU CIME DEPENDANT [1 record]

Record 1 2005-05-11

English

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

A fire that advances with a well-defined wall of flame extending from the ground surface to above the crown fuel layer.

OBS

Probably most crown fires are of this class. Development of an active crown fire requires a substantial surface fire, and thereafter the surface and crown phases spread as a linked unit.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Incendies de végétation
DEF

Feu se manifestant dans la cime des arbres en raison de la chaleur dégagée par le feu de surface et transporté par convection.

Spanish

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