Canadian Forest Service Publications

Tables for the Canadian Forest Fire Weather Index System. 1984. Environment Canada, Canadian Forestry Service, 4th edition (1987). Headquarters, Ottawa. Forestry Technical Report 25. 48 p.

Year: 1984

Issued by: National Capital Region

Catalog ID: 31168

Language: English

Series: Forestry Technical Report (CFS - Ottawa)

Availability: PDF (download)

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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 de l’indice forêt-météo de la méthode canadienne (French)

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