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Publication Details

Title:
Fire Behavior Assessment Team: plot location data Data publication contains GIS data
Author(s):
Reiner, Alicia L.; Ewell, Carol M.; Fites-Kaufman, Josephine A.; Dailey, Scott N.; Noonan-Wright, Erin K.; Norman, Tiffany P.; Vaillant, Nicole M.; Dickinson, Matthew B.; Morgan, Chelsea; Courson, Mark; Campbell, Mike
Publication Year:
2018
How to Cite:
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Reiner, Alicia L.; Ewell, Carol M.; Fites-Kaufman, Josephine A.; Dailey, Scott N.; Noonan-Wright, Erin K.; Norman, Tiffany P.; Vaillant, Nicole M.; Dickinson, Matthew B.; Morgan, Chelsea; Courson, Mark; Campbell, Mike. 2018. Fire Behavior Assessment Team: plot location data. Fort Collins, CO: Forest Service Research Data Archive. Updated 16 April 2020. https://doi.org/10.2737/RDS-2018-0056
Abstract:
This data publication contains the location data for the plots in which pre- and/or post-fire fuels, and fire behavior data were collected by the Fire Behavior Assessment Team (FBAT) on a subset of wildland fires in the United States from 2003-2017. Logistics (proximity to instrumentation/crew members), funding, fire activity, and monitoring questions influenced the geographic regions and fires where sampling was attempted, for instance, fuel treatments recorded in the Forest Service Activity Tracking System (FACTS), as well as tree mortality areas, were each targets for FBAT sampling in the past. FBAT is an interagency group of primarily Forest Service employees with both monitoring and fireline qualifications which collects pre- and post-fire fuels and tree data along with fire behavior measurements on wildland fires. This package contains a shapefile for each fire that includes the point locations of each plot. The fuels and fire behavior data are archived separately.

Keywords:
environment; Ecology, Ecosystems, & Environment; Fire; Fire ecology; Fire effects on environment; Inventory, Monitoring, & Analysis; Fire; Fire ecology; Inventory, Monitoring, & Analysis; Natural Resource Management & Use; Forest management; location data; plot center; GPS; GNSS; fuels; fire behavior; fire severity; Joint Fire Science Program; JFSP; United States; California; Montana; Idaho; Arizona; Wyoming; Georgia
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