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Relative importance of fuel management, ignition management and weather for area burned: evidence from five landscape-fire-succession models

Cary, Geoffrey; Flannigan, Mike; Keane, Robert E; Bradstock, Ross; Davies, Ian; Lenihan, James M; Li, Chao; Logan, Kimberley A.; Parsons, Russell

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The behaviour of five landscape fire models (CAF, FIRESCAPE, LAMOS(HS), LANDSUM and SEM-LAND) was compared in a standardised modelling experiment. The importance of fuel management approach, fuel management effort, ignition management effort and weather in determining variation in area burned and number of edge pixels burned (a measure of potential impact on assets adjacent to fire-prone landscapes) was quantified for a standardised modelling landscape. Importance was measured as the proportion...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/56365
Source: International Journal of Wildland Fire
DOI: 10.1071/WF07085

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