Fire weather

Australia

Film
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This video looks at the effects of weather on bushfire behaviour. Weather factors discussed are temperature, humidity, wind speed and direction, atmospheric stability, air mass, pressure systems and fronts. Focusing mainly on Victoria, it concentrates on the implications for firefighters. Knowledge of these weather factors will enable the fire fighter to predict fire behaviour.

Credits

production company

Media World

Victoria. Country Fire Authority

Production places
Australia

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324385

Language

English

Subject categories

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Forest fires

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Meteorology

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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