Fire risk assessment : a measure to quantify fire risk for New Zealand locations / prepared for Ministry for the Environment [by] Gregor Macara and David Sutherland.
Contributor(s): Sutherland, David | New Zealand. Ministry for the Environment [issuing body.] | National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (N.Z.).Material type: BookSeries: CR (Series) (New Zealand. Ministry for the Environment): 447; NIWA client report: 2017187WNPublisher: [Wellington, New Zealand : Ministry for the Environment, 2020.]Description: 1 online resource : colour illustrations.Subject(s): FIRE RISK ASSESSMENT | NEW ZEALAND | FIRES | WILDFIRES | FIRE HAZARDS | RISK | SIMULATION METHODS | WARNING SYSTEMSHoldings: ELECTRONIC Online resources: CR 447 Ministry for the Environment website | NIWA document server
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Publication date: October 2020. Publication reference number: CR 447.
NIWA CLIENT REPORT No: 2017187WN, Report date: June 2017. NIWA Project: MFE17308
Includes bibliographical references.
Executive summary -- 1 New Zealand Fire Danger Rating -- 1.1 Calculation of Fire Danger Rating -- 1.2 Selection of regionally-representative sites -- 2 Data quality control -- 2.1 Fire Weather System data -- 3 Fire danger analyses -- 3.1 Example data quality report -- 3.2 Recommendation 4 Acknowledgements -- 5 Glossary of abbreviations and terms -- 6 References.
This report assesses the suitability of using New Zealand Rural Fire Authority’s Fire Danger Rating System as an indicator on wildfire risk for the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ’s environmental reporting. The report provides information on the input data and methodology used to calculate fire danger ratings, and provides examples of how these data could be used for environmental reporting.