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Definition

initial spread index noun

The Initial Spread Index (ISI) is a numeric rating of the expected rate of fire spread. It combines the effects of wind and the FFMC on rate of spread without the influence of variable quantities of fuel[1].

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Français

indice de propagation initiale (IPI)[2].

中文

初始蔓延速度[3]

References

  1. Canadian Forest Fire Weather Index (FWI) System. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2019, October 26. https://cwfis.cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/background/summary/fwi
  2. Environmental Canada (1984). Tables for the Canadian Forest Fire Weather Index System. Retrieved 2019, October 26. https://www.for.gov.bc.ca/ftp/!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.