BEHAVE: fire behavior prediction and fuel modeling system-FUEL subsystem
Document Type: Report
Author(s): Robert E. Burgan; Richard C. Rothermel
Publication Year: 1984

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  • computer program
  • fire
  • fire behavior prediction
  • fuel management
  • fuel model
  • wildfires
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This manual documents the fuel modeling procedures of BEHAVE--a state-of-the-art wildland fire behavior prediction system. Described are procedures for collecting fuel data, using the data with the program, and testing and adjusting the fuel model.

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Burgan, Robert E.; Rothermel, Richard C. 1984. BEHAVE: fire behavior prediction and fuel modeling system--FUEL subsystem. General Technical Report INT-GTR-167. Ogden, UT: USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 126 p.