S-290 Unit 10: Fuel Moisture

S-290 Unit 10: Fuel Moisture
  1. Describe the relationships between relative humidity, wind, and the moisture content of fine and large fuels
  2. Explain how the amount and duration of precipitation and soil moisture affect the moisture content of fine and large fuels
  3. Define the fuel moisture timelag concept and its value to firefighters and fire managers
  4. Describe how fuel moisture is determined for dead fuels in each of the four timelag categories
  5. Define critical live fuel moisture and the thresholds for various fuel types
  6. Identify three methods for obtaining live fuel moisture