Wildland Fire Management, Research, Development and Application

Wildland Fire Management, Research, Development and Application Homepage. The RD&A Program sponsors and guides the development and application of wild land scientific knowledge; develops decision support tools; and provides science application services to the interagency wild land fire community.

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National Weather Service, Fire Weather

National Weather Service, Fire Weather Website. A key component to the new national fire weather page is its interactive map that allows you to examine critical fire weather information at the national level initially, but quickly provide you access to local and regional fire weather data as well.

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BehavePlus Fire Modeling System

The BehavePlus fire modeling system is a Windows® based computer program that can be used for any fire management application that involves modeling fire behavior and fire effects. The system is composed of a collection of mathematical models that describe fire behavior, fire effects, and the fire environment. The program simulates rate of fire spread, spotting distance, scorch height, tree mortality, fuel moisture, wind adjustment factor, and many other fire behaviors and effects; so it is commonly used to predict fire behavior in several situations. This tool is brought to us by the USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station.

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FARSITE model

FARSITE is a fire growth simulation modeling system. It uses spatial information on topography and fuels along with weather and wind files. It incorporates existing models for surface fire, crown fire, spotting, post-frontal combustion, and fire acceleration into a 2-dimensional fire growth model.

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USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station  FARSITE fire and growth simulation model