Canadian Wildland Fire Information System - Fire Behaviour Prediction
Entry ID: Canada_CFS_CdnWilaFireInSysFBP

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Summary
Abstract: The Canadian Wildland Fire Information System, Fire Behavior Prediction
system, provides quantitative estimates of head fire spread rate, fuel
consumption, fire intensity and fire description.The Fire Behavior Prediction
system gives estimates of fire area, perimeter, perimeter growth rate, and
flank and back fire behavior.
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Description: GeoConnections Discovery Portal. Canada's IDN Node.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 84.0   S: 42.0   E: -52.0   W: -141.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Northern Forestry Centre
Dataset Title: Canadian Wildland Fire Information System - Fire Behaviour Prediction
Dataset Release Place: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Dataset Publisher: Government of Canada, NRC, CFS, Northern Forestry Centre
Online Resource: http://cwfis.cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1953-01-01
Access Constraints No access constraints for information available through the online linkage.
For more detailed information please contact distributor. Proprietary rights
and access/use agreements exist for certain data sources.
Use Constraints Crown copyright. All such information is provided on an "as is" basis and Canada
makes no representations or warranties respecting the information, either
expressed or implied, arising by law or otherwise, including but not limited to
effectiveness, completeness, accuracy or fitness for a particular purpose.
Canada does not assume any liability in respect of any damage or loss incurred
as a result of the use of the information. In no event shall Canada be liable
in any way for loss of revenue or contract, or any other consequential loss of
any kind resulting from the use of the information.
Ancillary Keywords
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Northern Forestry Centre, Canadian Forest Service, Natural Resources Canada Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.nofc.forestry.ca/

Data Center Personnel
Name: BRYAN LEE
Phone: +01-780-435-7303
Fax: +01-780-435-7359
Email: blee at nofc.forestry.ca
Contact Address:
Northern Forestry Centre
5320 - 122 Street
City: Edmonton
Province or State: Alberta
Postal Code: T6H 3S5
Country: Canada
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Distribution
Fees: Gratuit-Free
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +01-780-435-7303
Fax: +01-780-435-7359
Email: blee at nofc.forestry.ca
Contact Address:
Northern Forestry Centre
5320 - 122 Street
City: Edmonton
Province or State: Alberta
Postal Code: T6H 3S5
Country: Canada
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-07-05
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-08-03
Future DIF Review Date: 2005-03-20
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