Potential influence of meteorological variables on forest fire risk in Serbia during the period 2000-2017

@article{Toi2019PotentialIO,
  title={Potential influence of meteorological variables on forest fire risk in Serbia during the period 2000-2017},
  author={I. To{\vs}i{\'c} and D. Mladjan and M. Gavrilov and S. Živanovi{\'c} and M. Radakovi{\'c} and S. Putnikovi{\'c} and P. Petrovi{\'c} and I. K. Mistrid{\vz}elovi{\'c} and S. Markovi{\'c}},
  journal={Open Geosciences},
  year={2019},
  volume={11},
  pages={414 - 425}
}
Abstract To examine potential relationships between meteorological variables and forest fires in Serbia, daily temperature, precipitation, relative humidity and wind speed data for 15 meteorological stations across Serbia were used to construct fire indices. The daily values of the Ångström and Nesterov indices were calculated for the period 2000–2017. A high number of forest fires occurred in 2007 and 2012 in Serbia, during a period of extremely high air temperatures in 2007, followed by the… Expand
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