Canadian Forest Service Publications

Tables de l’indice forêt-météo de la méthode canadienne. 1984. Service canadien des forêts. 4e édition. Environnement Canada, Service canadien des forêts, Administration centrale, Ottawa (Ontario). Rapport technique de foresterie 25F. 48 p.

Year: 1984

Available from: National Capital Region

Catalog ID: 20084

Language: French

Series: Forestry Technical Report (CFS - Ottawa)

CFS Availability: PDF (download)

Abstract

This publication is the fourth edition of tables for calculating the six standard components of the Canadian Forest Fire Weather Index System. The first three components are fuel moisture codes that follow daily changes in the moisture contents of three classes of forest fuel; the final three are fire behavior indexes that represent rate of spread, amount of available fuel, and fire intensity. The system provides a uniform method of rating fire danger across Canada.

Also available under the title:
Tables for the Canadian Forest Fire Weather Index System (English)