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WFDSS User Documentation Overview

The documentation for WFDSS is primarily in the form of online help, training webinars, white papers, and the WFDSS website. Here's where to go to find information:

Table 1: Types of WFDSS Documentation

Documentation Type

Purpose

Information Found Here

Online Help

Provides users with instructions on working with the WFDSS application, as well as to provide reference information about fire behavior modeling.

  • Task-based step-by-step instructions on using the application
  • Decision Reporting and Business processes
  • Reference information about fire behavior
  • Description of roles and responsibilities
  • Field descriptions
  • Glossary terms

WFDSS 101 - Training Series

The lessons in this series are intended to familiarize users with WFDSS and be completed as a suite, and in numerical order, or as stand-alone lessons. Each lesson contains one or more short exercises that will teach you how to use WFDSS tools, as well as ideas for incorporating the tools into your workflow.

  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Workflow
  • Decision Reporting and Business processes

White Papers

Provides background information about topics related to WFDSS and the Decision Reporting process, as well as to explain policies related to fire management.

  • Policy explanations
  • Helpful hints for GIS-related activities
  • Background information that you need to understand when using WFDSS for decision reporting
  • Other information related to WFDSS

WFDSS website Page

Provides the public with information about the project, and to provide resources and news to WFDSS users.

  • Training schedules and registration information
  • Links to the application (Production and Training)
  • Related Resources
  • Contact information for the Help Desk

WFDSS SupportVideos YouTube Channel

Provides training videos

 

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Last updated on 5/7/2018 3:37:43 PM.

In This Section

Using the WFDSS Search Options

About WFDSS Help

About the WFDSS Website Home Page

Using the Google Search on the WFDSS Home Page

See Also

Welcome to WFDSS Help!

What is Skip to Content?

Accessibility Mode

WFDSS Overview

About the WFDSS YouTube Channel

Filters

Maps and Shapes

My Home

About the Cost Tab

Incidents

About Incident Groups

Analysis

Intelligence Gathering

Data Management

Decisions

Reports

Administration

About the WFDSS Decision Editors

Relative Risk Reference

Organization Assessment Reference

Spatial Data Reference

Landscape Data Source Reference

Fire Behavior Reference

Field Descriptions

Glossary Resources

Popup Help

Welcome to WFDSS Help!

5.2 Release Introduces the Default Decision Editor

5.4 Release Introduces Accessibility Mode

WFDSS Spring 2017 Updates

6.1 Release New Functionality and Enhancements

6.2 Release Functionality and Enhancements

6.3 Release New Functionality and Enhancements

6.4 Release New Functionality and Enhancements

6.0 Release New Functionality and Enhancements

Navigate to an Analysis

Copyright Notice

Reference

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