Fire danger forecast - Model - Southern Africa

Abstract:
This is a raster product of fire danger index derived from weather forecast data. The index describes the conditions that influence the ease of ignition, rate of spread, difficulty of control and potential impact of fire. It is used to assess the safety of prescribed burning activities, to improve real-time fire fighting preparedness and as an assessment tool in logistic planning of fire fighting resources.

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General

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  • theme.par.Fire
  • theme.par.Forecasts
  • theme.par.Land
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  • dis.EUMETCast-Europe
  • dis.EUMETCast-Africa
contactsee section contact (role: pointOfContact)
dateStamp 2019-11-25
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    • Fire danger forecast - Model - Southern Africa
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    • creation: 2016-02-18
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