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Publication Details

Title:
Fire Behavior Assessment Team: plot photographs
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:
2020
How to Cite:
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Reiner, Alicia L.; Ewell, Carol M.; Fites-Kaufman, Josephine A.; Daily, Scott N.; Noonan-Wright, Erin K.; Norman, Tiffany P.; Vaillant, Nicole M.; Dickinson, Matthew B.; Morgan, Chelsea; Courson, Mark; Campbell, Mike. 2020. Fire Behavior Assessment Team: plot photographs. Fort Collins, CO: Forest Service Research Data Archive. https://doi.org/10.2737/RDS-2020-0013
Abstract:
This data publication contains the photographs for plots and transects in which pre- and 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 2003-2019. FBAT collects pre- and post-fire fuels and tree data along with fire behavior measurements on wildland fires. 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. 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.

Keywords:
environment; Ecology, Ecosystems, & Environment; Fire; Fire ecology; Fire effects on environment; Inventory, Monitoring, & Analysis; Natural Resource Management & Use; Forest management; photographs; photos; pictures; photography; images; photo points; Joint Fire Science Program; JFSP; United States; California; Montana; Idaho; Arizona; Wyoming; Georgia
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