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- Boer, Matthias M., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Agricultural and forest meteorology 2015 v.203 pp. 64-73
- data collection; drought; ecosystems; fuels; mechanistic models; prediction; risk; vapor pressure; vegetation types; water content; California; New South Wales
- ... The moisture content of vegetation and litter (fuel moisture) is an important determinant of fire risk, and predictions of dead fine fuel moisture content (fuel with a diameter <25.4mm) are particularly important. A variety of indices, as well as empirical and mechanistic models, have been proposed to predict fuel moisture, but these approaches have seldom been validated across temporally extensiv ...