The Influence of Locality, Season, Time of Day, and Year on the Visibility of Smoke Columns
It has, of course, long been known that the visibility of smoke columns is affected by locality, season, time of day, and year. Few, if any, numerical values, however, have been determined for such variations. In the following article, specific data are given on atmospheric visibility conditions as they relate to forest fire detection east of the Mississippi River.
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Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Appalachian Forest Experiment Station
Publication date: 1940-05-01
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