First Order Fire Effects Model (FOFEM)
Media Type: Video
  • Duncan C. Lutes
    US Forest Service, Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory
Distribution Contact(s):
  • Southwest Fire Science Consortium
Recording Date: April 18, 2012

Cataloging Information

algorithms; FOFEM - First Order Fire Effects Model; fuel consumption; smoke production; soil heating; SWFSC - Southwest Fire Science Consortium; tree mortality
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Record Last Modified: September 8, 2017
FRAMES Record Number: 12128


On April 18, 2012, Duncan Lutes (RMRS Fire Modeling Institute, Missoula, MT) presented a webinar hosted by the Southwest Fire Science Consortium. FOFEM is a computer program for predicting first order fire effects including tree mortality, fuel consumption, smoke production, and soil heating caused by prescribed fire or wildfire. In this webinar you will learn about the FOFEM algorithms, how to prepare the input data, run the tool and interpret outputs. Learn more at:

Recording Length: 0:53:12
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