Wildland Fire Decision Support System

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508 Compliance

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These glossaries are all updated frequently.

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WFDSS Decision

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White Papers

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Fire Behavior

Introduction to FlamMap 3.0

In 2008, we developed this lesson for S-495 Unit 6: Short-Term Geospatial Analysis Using FlamMap. This lesson introduces FlamMap 3.0 and provides useful background information for both the desktop version of FlamMap and WFDSS Basic and Short-Term Fire Behavior.

PDFs of Fire Spread Probability Model (FSPro)

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Historical Fire Data

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