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    Author(s): Nicholas L. Crookston
    Date: 2003
    Source: In: Reinhardt, Elizabeth; Crookston, Nicholas L. (Technical Editors). The Fire and Fuels Extension to the Forest Vegetation Simulator. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-116. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 1-10.
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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    Description

    The Fire and Fuels Extension (FFE) to the Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS) simulates fuel dynamics and potential fire behavior over time, in the context of stand development and management. This chapter provides an introduction to the model by illustrating its purpose and chronicling some of the applications it has supported.

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    Citation

    Crookston, Nicholas L. 2003. Purpose and applications [Chapter 1]. In: Reinhardt, Elizabeth; Crookston, Nicholas L. (Technical Editors). The Fire and Fuels Extension to the Forest Vegetation Simulator. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-116. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 1-10.

    Keywords

    FVS, FFE, forest fire, stand dynamics, FOFEM, BEHAVE, NEXUS, snags, coarse woody debris

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