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.
Issued by: Northern Forestry Centre
Catalog ID: 23545
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.