Climatological and statistical characteristics of the Haines Index for North America

@inproceedings{Julie2009ClimatologicalAS,
  title={Climatological and statistical characteristics of the Haines Index for North America},
  author={Julie and WinklerA and Brian and PotterB and Dwight F. WilhelmA and Anna Ryan and ShadboltA and Krerk Piromsopac and Xindi Bian},
  year={2009}
}
  • Julie, WinklerA, +6 authors Xindi Bian
  • Published 2009
The Haines Index is an operational tool for evaluating the potential contribution of dry, unstable air to the development of large or erratic plume-dom:inated wildfires. The index has three variants related to surface elevation, and is calculated from temperature and hmnidity measurements at atmospheric pressure levels. To effectively use the Haines Index, fire forecasters and managers must be aware ofthe climatological and statistical characteristics ofthe index for their location. However, a… CONTINUE READING