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NATIONAL FUEL APPRAISAL SYSTEM [1 record]

Record 1 2005-05-10

English

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

The process of first describing the fuel type characteristics and secondly interpreting the fuel description in terms of potential fire behaviour on the basis of past experience, comparative methods and mathematical models (e.g. Canadian Forest Fire Behaviour Prediction System).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Propriétés des combustibles
  • Incendies de végétation
DEF

Procédé consistant à décrire les caractéristiques du type de combustible et à interpréter la description du combustible en terme de comportement ponctuel de l'incendie suivant l'expérience acquise, les méthodes comparatives et les modèles mathématiques [telles que la] méthode canadienne de prévision du comportement des incendies de forêt MCPCIF [...]

Spanish

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