Influence of ignition type on fire behavior in semi-mature jack pine: Fo123-2/19-2017E-PDF

"Line-ignition experimental burning was conducted in jack pine stands in two locations in Ontario. A series of 12 fires were carried out between 1973 and 1983 at Kenshoe Lake near White River, Ontario. After the completion of the initial series of experimental line-ignition fires at both Kenshoe Lake and Sharpsand Creek, a decision was made to investigate the growth behavior of point-source ignition fires on an adjacent site at the Sharpsand Creek site. The objective of this new study was to determine the length of time a fire, using point-source ignition, required to reach equilibrium spread rate levels so readily observed during the line ignition studies. It was assumed that all point-source ignited fires would, given time and constant fuel conditions, reach the equilibrium spread conditions observed for the two earlier line-ignition fire studies. This report presents the results from both point- and line ignition fires conducted between 1984 and 1991 at the Sharpsand Creek site"--Introd., p. 6, 7.

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Title Influence of ignition type on fire behavior in semi-mature jack pine
Series Title Information report ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
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Note Issued also in French under title: Influence des types d’allumage sur le comportement des feux sur le pin gris semi-mature.
Date 2017.
Number of Pages 23 p. :
ISBN 978-0-660-07947-9
Catalogue Number
  • Fo123-2/19-2017E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number 38237
Subject Terms Forest fires, Experiments