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This site offers a series of 3D wildfire simulations, illustrating how fires move on different types of terrain and how the flames move in response to atmospheric conditions. Also included is a computer simulation of an actual wildfire, illustrating how wind, terrain, and fuel influence the growth an motion of a fire. All movies are available in QuickTime, Real, and MPEG format.

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  • Education > General

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    Keywords:

    wildfire,Education,NSDL,forest fire,movie,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,simulation,video,fuel,Geoscience,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110312195226678T,Chemistry,NSDL_SetSpec_380601

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    English

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