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    An efficient raster fire-spread model named HFire is introduced. HFire can simulate single-fire events or long-term fire regimes, using the same fire-spread algorithm. This paper describes the HFire algorithm, benchmarks the model using a standard set of tests developed for FARSITE, and compares historical and predicted fire spread perimeters for three southern California fires. HFire is available for download at http://firecenter.berkeley.edu/hfire.

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    Peterson, Seth H.; Morais, Marco E.; Carlson, Jean M.; Dennison, Philip E.; Roberts, Dar A.; Moritz, Max A.; Weise, David R. 2009. Using HFire for spatial modeling of fire in shrublands. Res. Pap. PSW-RP-259. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. 44 p

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    Keywords

    Fire spread model, raster, Rothermel, wildfire, southern California, chaparral

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