Assessing canopy fuel stratum characteristics in crown fire prone fuel types of western North America

  • Miguel G. CruzA, Martin E. AlexanderB, Ronald H. WakimotoC
  • Published 2003


Application of crown fire behavior models in fire management decision-making have been limited by the difficulty of quantitatively describing fuel complexes, specifically characteristics of the canopy fuel stratum. To estimate canopy fuel stratum characteristics of four broad fuel types found in the western United States and adjacent areas of Canada, namely… (More)


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