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Type: Video
  • Eva K. Strand
    University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences
  • Joshua C. Hyde
    University of Idaho
Distribution Contact(s):
  • Southwest Fire Science Consortium
Publication Date: May 16, 2012

WFAT provides an interface between ArcMap, FlamMap 5, and the First Order Fire Effects Model (FOFEM), combining their strengths into a spatial fire behavior and fire effects analysis tool in GIS. In the webinar, you will learn how to use WFAT to locate potential fuel treatment units, develop a prescription for those units, and evaluate the effect of the proposed treatment on potential fire behavior and fire effects. WFAT saves fire managers the time and effort of converting data between multiple formats for use in ArcMap and FlamMap 5, and gives managers the option of using downloadable LANDFIRE layers as their input GIS layers. This webinar was presented by Eva Strand & Josh Hyde (NIFTT University of Idaho), and hosted by the Southwest Fire Science Consortium.

Recording Length: 0:43:03
Online Link(s):
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Cataloging Information

Fire Behavior    Fire Effects    Fuels    Mapping    Models
Alaska    California    Eastern    Great Basin    Hawaii    Northern Rockies    Northwest    Rocky Mountain    Southern    Southwest    National
  • ArcMap
  • FlamMap
  • FOFEM - First Order Fire Effects Model
  • fuel treatment units
  • prescription design
  • SWFSC - Southwest Fire Science Consortium
  • WFAT - Wildland Fire Assessment Tool
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FRAMES Record Number: 12212