The CSIRO Fire Spread Meter for Northern Australia is suitable for predicting fire spread in open grassland, woodland and open forest with a grassy understorey.

The fire spread meter for northern Australia has been designed to predict the rate of spread of fires in open grassland, woodland, and open forest with a grassy understorey.

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The CSIRO Fire Spread Meter for Northern Australia.

This meter is not suitable for predicting fire spread in tall, closed forest or tall forest with a substantial shrub and litter component in the understorey.

It is designed to predict fire spread where the grassy fuels are largely undisturbed or grazed only lightly.

Obtain a fire danger meter

All fire danger meters produced by CSIRO are available from:

Sandleford Holdings Pty Ltd
T   + 61 3 9786 0055
F   + 61 3 9786 0077

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