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A grand array of fire phenomena

Gill, A Malcom

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"Fire phenomena" may be seen as the spectacular, such as fire tornadoes, pseudo-flame fronts and pyro-cumulonimbus clouds, but some phenomena can appear mundate - ignition, spread and fire shape - yet important to gaining an understanding of fires, being safe during fires and predicting fire behaviour. The mundane can become more interesting as inquiry becomes deeper: thus, ‘ignition’ becomes more interesting when spontaneous combustion, arson and the various forms of lightning are...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorGill, A Malcom
dc.date.accessioned2016-06-14T23:21:09Z
dc.identifier.isbn978-1-925021684
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/103744
dc.description.abstract"Fire phenomena" may be seen as the spectacular, such as fire tornadoes, pseudo-flame fronts and pyro-cumulonimbus clouds, but some phenomena can appear mundate - ignition, spread and fire shape - yet important to gaining an understanding of fires, being safe during fires and predicting fire behaviour. The mundane can become more interesting as inquiry becomes deeper: thus, ‘ignition’ becomes more interesting when spontaneous combustion, arson and the various forms of lightning are considered. Here only a few phenomena— some spectacular, some mundane—are considered.
dc.format.extent1 vols.
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherANU Press
dc.relation.ispartofProtected Area Governance and Management
dc.relation.isversionof1st Edition
dc.rightsAuthor/s retain copyright
dc.titleA grand array of fire phenomena
dc.typeBook chapter
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.description.refereedYes
dc.date.issued2015
local.identifier.absfor070503 - Forestry Fire Management
local.identifier.ariespublicationu4279067xPUB1541
local.publisher.urlhttp://press.anu.edu.au/
local.type.statusMetadata only
local.contributor.affiliationGill, A Malcom, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, ANU
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage843
local.identifier.absseo961099 - Natural Hazards not elsewhere classified
dc.date.updated2016-06-14T09:01:08Z
local.bibliographicCitation.placeofpublicationCanberra, ACT, Australia
dcterms.accessRightsOpen Access via publisher website
CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)

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