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View Resource Building and Fire Research Laboratory: Fire on the Web

A subsidiary of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the Building and Fire Research Laboratory (BFRL) Website contains stellar information for building engineers and fire researchers. Highlights include a searchable and downloadable collection of BFRL publications (in .pdf format); FIREDOC, a searchable 50,000-item bibliographic database for fire research related documents;...
View Resource Effects of Fire Retardant Chemical and Fire Suppressant Foam on Shrub Steppe Vegetation in Northern Nevada

This resource is among the recent postings at the Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center (NPWRC) Website. The article, by Diane L. Larson, Wesley E. Newton, et al., was initially published in the International Journal of Wildland Fire [9(2):115-127] and reports on the effects of applying a fire retardant chemical and fire suppressant foam, alone as well as combined with fire, on Great Basin...
View Resource Fire Research Information Services

Maintained by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), this site is a hub of information and other resources related to fire research. It provides direct, free access to many Building and Fire Research Laboratory (BFRL) publications, test data, and reports. Some of the experimental fire data represents tests of residential fire sprinklers, fire fighting agents, and diffusion...