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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1991)

Document title

The distribution of autumnal easterly wind spells favoring rapid spread of forest wildfires on Mount Carmel, Israel

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

KUTIEL H. ; KUTIEL P. ;

Abstract

Weather conditions during a wildfire have an important role in the determination of the rate of spread of the fire. This depends mainly on the availability of dry matter and the wind speed. Two factors that reach their optimum at the end of the summer in September and October during Sharav episodes. The distribution of easterly wind spelts associated with Sharav events is considered

Classification code(s)

531-365 : Israël.

531-VII : ASIE.

Source

Article of periodic

published at : GeoJournal / ISSN 0343-2521 / CODEN GEOJDQ

Editor : Springer, Heidelberg - ALLEMAGNE (1977)

Millesime : 1991, vol. 23, no2 [pp. 147-152]

Bibliographic references : 14 réf.

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 17887

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