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2017-2018 Webinar Series


CanFIRE: predicting fire behaviour and fire effects.

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 2 PM Eastern /1 PM Central

Dr. W.J. (Bill) de Groot
Fire Research Scientist Natural Resources Canada-Canadian Forest Service

  • CFFDRS science-management integration model
  • Stand-level, fire behaviour-based model
  • Simulates physical and ecological fire effects
  • Small scale (fire behaviour) to large scale (fire regimes)
  • New fuel consumption equations
  • Dynamic fuel model (fully adjustable)

Webinar Recordings: PLEASE NOTE - there was audio difficulties during recording but these have been clipped out as best as possible.

MP4 video

YouTube Recording

PDF of presentation


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