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


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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Related URL
Link: View Related Information


Geographic Coverage
 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


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > ALBERTA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > BRITISH COLUMBIA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > MANITOBA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > NEW BRUNSWICK
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > NORTHWEST TERRITORIES
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > NOVA SCOTIA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > NUNAVUT
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > ONTARIO
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > QUEBEC
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > SASKATCHEWAN
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA > YUKON TERRITORY
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > ARCTIC
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > MID-LATITUDE
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > NORTHERN HEMISPHERE
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > WESTERN HEMISPHERE


Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >WEATHER EVENTS >DROUGHTS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >SURFACE TEMPERATURE >AIR TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >HUMIDITY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >WATER VAPOR    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >VEGETATION >DECIDUOUS VEGETATION    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >VEGETATION >FOREST COMPOSITION/VEGETATION STRUCTURE    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >VEGETATION >LITTER CHARACTERISTICS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS >FIRE ECOLOGY >FIRE DYNAMICS    [Definition]


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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.


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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Data Center
Northern Forestry Centre, Canadian Forest Service, Natural Resources Canada    [Information]
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



Data Center Personnel
Name: ROD SUDDABY
Phone: +01-780-435-7246
Fax: +01-780-435-7359
Email: rsuddaby at nrcan.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Northern Forestry Centre
5320 - 122 Street
City: Edmonton
Province or State: Alberta
Postal Code: T6H 3S5
Country: Canada



Distribution
Fees: Gratuit-Free


Personnel
BRYAN LEE
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


BRYAN LEE
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
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



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-07-05
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-05-25
Future DIF Review Date: 2005-03-20



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