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2017-2018 SDSM&T Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 SDSM&T Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AES 570 The Wildfire Environment

Credits: (3-0) 3

In this course students will learn about basic physical processes related to the wildland fire environment including fire behavior and fire weather. Topics include combustion and heat, forest fuels, fire danger, fire behavior and spread, fire spread models, smoke management, prescribed fire, and case studies of significant large wildfires in recent history. Some outdoor field instruction is included.

Prerequisites: AES 201  or graduate standing.

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