Canadian Forest Fire Danger Rating System

This project provides a group of new functions to calculate the outputs of the two main components of the Canadian Forest Fire Danger Rating System (CFFDRS) Van Wagner and Pickett (1985) <>) at various time scales: the Fire Weather Index (FWI) System Wan Wagner (1985) <> and the Fire Behaviour Prediction (FBP) System Forestry Canada Fire Danger Group (1992) <>. Some functions have two versions, table and raster based.


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1.8.18 by Alan Cantin, 5 months ago

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Authors: Alan Cantin [cre, aut] , Xianli Wang [aut] , Marc-André Parisien [aut] , Mike Wotton [aut] , Kerry Anderson [aut] , Brett MOore [aut] , Tom Schiks [aut] , Mike Flannigan [aut]

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Imports data.table, geosphere, doParallel

Depends on rgdal, raster, foreach

See at CRAN