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build up index (BUI) noun

a number that reflects the combined cumulative effects of daily drying and precipitation in fuels with a 10 day time lag constant[1].



indice du combustible disponible (ICD)[2].




  1. What is the Buildup Index?. North Carolina Forest Service. Retrieved 2019 October 23.
  2. Environmental Canada (1984). Tables for the Canadian Forest Fire Weather Index System. Retrieved 2019, October 26.!Project/FireBehaviour/Canadian%20Fire%20Behaviour%20for%20AU/FWI%20Tables.pdf
  3. XIN, Xiao-ying (2011). "Canadian forest fire weather index(FWI) system: a review". Journal of Zhejiang A&F University: 314–318.