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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 429072, 5 pages
Research Article

Fire Weather Index Implementation in the Alpine Area

1Regional Agency for Environmental Protection, Arpa Piemonte, Via Pio VII 9, 10135 Torino, Italy
2Forestry Environment Institute, IPLA S.p.A., Corso Casale 476, 10132 Torino, Italy

Received 19 July 2011; Accepted 17 August 2011

Academic Editor: F. Tao

Copyright © 2012 Daniele Cane et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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