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Biomass Properties and Fire Prediction Tools

Biomass Properties and Fire Prediction Tools

This is a free, online textbook offered by Topics include: 1. Biomass Properties and Prediction Tools for Vegetation Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Fires 1.1 Overview 1.2 Research in the Field of Occurrence and Spreading of Forest Fires 1.2.1 Strengths and Weaknesses of Literature 1.2.2 European Programs 1.3 Fuel Particle Characteristics 1.3.1 Description of Fuel Properties 1.3.2 physical, chemical and thermal characteristics 1.3.3 Ignition Temperature and Flammability 1.3.4 Development of Fuel Models – Basic Characteristics 1.4 Theoretical Modeling of Fire in Vegetation Layer 1.4.1 Classification of Fire Behaviour Models 1.4.2 Empirical Models 1.4.3 Semi-empirical Models 1.4.4 Physical Models 1.5 Thermal Decomposition and Combustion of Vegetation 1.5.1 Thermal decomposition... Show More


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