Characterizing potential wildland fire fuel in live vegetation in the Mediterranean region

Silvano Fares, Sofia Bajocco, Luca Salvati, Nicolò Camarretta, Jean-Luc Dupuy, Gavriil Xanthopoulos, Mercedes Guijarro, Javier Madrigal, Carmen Hernando, Piermaria Corona
2017 Annals of Forest Science  
& Key message Fuel moisture and chemical content affecting live plant flammability can be measured through laboratory and field techniques, or remotely assessed. Standardization of methodologies and a better understanding of plant attributes and phenological status can improve models for fire management.
doi:10.1007/s13595-016-0599-5 fatcat:f5llignlsjc73cdzrcuhwpscum