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

Victoria. Country Fire Authority

Media World

Language

English

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

36171

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

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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