A Plains Haze Meter
Author: Byram, George M.
Source: Journal of Forestry, Volume 38, Number 5, 1 May 1940 , pp. 401-403(3)
Publisher: Society of American Foresters
Abstract:For the most efficient functioning of a forest fire detection system, accurate knowledge of visibility distance of small smokes is essential. It has been found that ocular estimates are not sufficiently accurate for present detection standards, and an instrument for measuring the visibility distance of small smokes in mountainous regions has been in use for several years. This paper describes a similar instrument for use in fiat or rolling country.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Appalachian Forest Experiment Station
Publication date: May 1, 1940
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