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Dominant factors contributing to burnt area

The dominant factors contributing to burnt area during the height of the fire season. The strength of each control is measured as the sensitivity of, or marginal change in, the burnt area to either sufficient fuel, dry-enough fuel moisture, sufficient successful ignitions, or effective suppression by the local population and land-use fragmentation. The height of the fire season is defined as the month of the year which, on average, experiences the highest burnt area.

Year: 2022

From collection: Spreading Like Wildfire: The Rising Threat of Extraordinary Landscape Fires

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