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Forest Fire Weather Index Data, Canada
Entry ID: Canada_CFS_ForFireWeatherIndex

Abstract: The database contains 10 years of fire-weather and calculated fire danger from
April to October of each year for 364 atmospheric environment stations across
Canada. A minimum of six years of data were required for a station to be
included. Most of the forested regions of Canada were covered.To gather a
representative sample of data from across the ... View entire text
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Description: GeoConnections Discovery Portal. Canada's IDN Node.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 75.0   S: 42.0   E: -54.0   W: -141.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service
Dataset Title: Forest Fire Weather Index Data, Canada
Dataset Release Date: 1972-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Dataset Publisher: Forest Fire Research Institute, CFS, Department of Environment
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1957-04-01
Stop Date: 1966-10-30
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Library and Archives, Canada Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +01-613-947-0709
Fax: +01-613-995-6575
Email: dbrown at
Contact Address:
395 Wellington Street
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0N3
Country: Canada
Fees: $25 for CD-ROM
Phone: +01-613-947-7331
Fax: +01-613-947-9090
Email: alsimard at
Contact Address:
580 Booth Street
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0E4
Country: Canada
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-07-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23
Future DIF Review Date: 2005-02-05