Articles | Volume 13, issue 9
Research article
06 Sep 2013
Research article |  | 06 Sep 2013

Forest fire danger rating in complex topography – results from a case study in the Bavarian Alps in autumn 2011

C. Schunk, C. Wastl, M. Leuchner, C. Schuster, and A. Menzel

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