The Fire Modeling Institute (FMI) helps facilitate efficient science delivery to fire management. Its mission is to connect fire managers with technical experts and scientists, using the latest fire science and fire modeling systems to respond to fire-related resource management needs.
FMI is a center of expertise to support planning of fire behavior, fuels, and ecology projects. The Institute provides a variety of services to clients:
Science and technology application: Developing applications, products and methods that address the latest fire management issues
Software development and support: Supporting fire management activities by integrating state-of-the-art science and technology into project analysis
Training and mentoring: Training and mentoring managers to use the latest technology and information for fire behavior, fuels, and ecology
Information services: Maintaining applications and technologies, including the Fire Effects Information System
More information is available on the FMI homepage.