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Type: Book Chapter
Author(s): Nicholas L. Crookston
Editor(s): Elizabeth D. Reinhardt; Nicholas L. Crookston
Publication Date: 2003

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. Pages 1-9 in ED Reinhardt and NL Crookston eds., The Fire and Fuels Extension to the Forest Vegetation Simulator. General Technical Report RMRS-GTR-116. Fort Collins, CO: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station.

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Topics:
Fire Behavior    Fuels    Models
Regions:
Alaska    California    Eastern    Great Basin    Hawaii    Northern Rockies    Northwest    Rocky Mountain    Southern    Southwest    National
Keywords:
  • BEHAVE
  • CWD - coarse woody debris
  • FFE-FVS - Fire and Fuels Extension to the Forest Vegetation Simulator
  • FOFEM - First Order Fire Effects Model
  • FVS - Forest Vegetation Simulator
  • NEXUS
  • snags
  • stand dynamics
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FRAMES Record Number: 1460