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BFB - What it means (interpretation)

WFDSS Basic Fire Behavior (BFB) output results are fairly straightforward to interpret. When you choose a specific fire behavior output, BFB displays the calculated fire behavior characteristics for one instant in time for every cell of the landscape extent, based on the analysis start date and time, RAWS weather and forecast data. The results can be thought of as a "Spatial Behave". The image below shows an example of BFB analysis with the Rate of Spread output displayed. 

Rate of Spread Example 

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WFDSS Basic Fire Behavior (BFB)

See Also

BFB - What it is

BFB - What it needs (inputs)

BFB - What it does (outputs)

BFB Assumptions and Limitations

BFB - Why use it - (potential uses)


Field Descriptions

Glossary Resources

Spatial Data Reference

Landscape Data Source Reference

Relative Risk Reference

Organization Assessment Reference

Fire Behavior Reference

About the WFDSS Decision Editors