Ranking the Flammability of Southern Landscape Plants
Entry ID: USDA_FS_flammabilitysouthernplants

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Summary
Abstract: The data set contains morphological and flammability data on 34 shrub species
commonly planted in the southern United States. Morphological data include
height, width, leaf area, dried-weight by fuel class, peak heat release, total
heat release, time to ignition, combustion, consumption, and sustainability.

The study was conducted to determine flammability characteristics of commonly
planted shrubs for firewise planning.
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Description: Metadata in Biological Data Profile format.
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Anna Behm, University of Florida
Dataset Title: Ranking the Flammability of Southern Landscape Plants
Dataset Publisher: University of Florida
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-03-01
Stop Date: 2004-05-31
ISO Topic Category
Quality During the flammability analyses, regular data checks were implemented for data
quality and accuracy. The data is complete for 34 shrub species.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Forest Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.fs.fed.us/

Data Center Personnel
Name: WAYNE ZIPPERER
Contact Address:
Box 110806
City: Gainesville
Province or State: Florida
Postal Code: 32611
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact Address:
Box 110806
City: Gainesville
Province or State: Florida
Postal Code: 32611
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-12-12
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