COMMENTS FROM THE AUTHOR:
The following Javascript program is freely available for use by any non-commerial fire-related department, organisation or individual.

The following Javascript Exercise has been tested BUT no guarantees regarding the accuracy of the calculations are made. If there are any errors let me know.

All units are Metric!

McArthur Forest Fire Danger Meter Mk5

ENTER THE COEFFICENTS IN APPROPRIATE BOXES
Temperature
(0 - 45 °)
Rel. Humidity
(0 - 100%)
Wind Speed
(0 - 70 km/hr)
Fuel Load
(0 - 25 tonnes/ha)
Drought Factor
(0 to 10)
Ground Slope
(°)


FOREST FDI
McArthur Mk 5 Flame Height Spotting Distance Rate of Spread

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