Canadian Forest Service Publications

Initial moisture content and the exponential drying process. 1982. Van Wagner, C.E. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 12(1): 90-92.

Year: 1982

Available from: Northern Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 23545

Language: English

Abstract

Estimation of fuel moisture in Canadian forest fire danger rating during a drying period is accomplished through a negative exponential equation. Data are presented to show that for pine litter the slope of this equation is independent of the starting point, a necessary condition for its validity.