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Standard fire behavior fuel models: a comprehensive set for use with Rothermel's surface fire spread modelAuthor(s): Joe H. Scott; Robert E. Burgan
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-153. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 72 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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DescriptionThis report describes a new set of standard fire behavior fuel models for use with Rothermel's surface fire spread model and the relationship of the new set to the original set of 13 fire behavior fuel models. To assist with transition to using the new fuel models, a fuel model selection guide, fuel model crosswalk, and set of fuel model photos are provided.
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CitationScott, Joe H.; Burgan, Robert E. 2005. Standard fire behavior fuel models: a comprehensive set for use with Rothermel's surface fire spread model. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-153. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 72 p.
Keywordsfire behavior prediction, fire modeling, surface fuel, dynamic fuel model
- Performance of fire behavior fuel models developed for the Rothermel Surface Fire Spread Model
- Sensitivity of fire behavior simulations to fuel model variations
- BEHAVE: fire behavior prediction and fuel modeling system--FUEL subsystem
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