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Strata-based forest fuel classification for wild fire hazard assessment using terrestrial LiDAR

Chen, Yang; Zhu, Xuan; Yebra, Marta; Harris, Sarah; Tapper, Nigel

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Fuel structural characteristics affect fire behavior including fire intensity, spread rate, flame structure, and duration, therefore, quantifying forest fuel structure has significance in understanding fire behavior as well as providing information for fire management activities (e.g., planned burns, suppression, fuel hazard assessment, and fuel treatment). This paper presents a method of forest fuel strata classification with an integration between terrestrial light detection and ranging...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/153385
Source: Journal of Applied Remote Sensing
DOI: 10.1117/1.JRS.10.046025
Access Rights: Open Access

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