FARSITE: fire area simulator - fact sheet
Document Type: Fact Sheet / Brief / Bulletin
Author(s): US Forest Service
Publication Year: Unknown

Cataloging Information

  • FARSITE - Fire Area Simulator
  • fire behavior modeling
  • fire behavior prediction
  • fire planning
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Record Last Modified: December 13, 2016
FRAMES Record Number: 6914


FARSITE, fire area simulator, is a fire growth simulation program for PCs. It simulates the spread and behavior of fires under conditions of variable terrain, fuels, and weather.

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US Forest Service. FARSITE: fire area simulator - fact sheet. [Unknown date]. Missoula, MT: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory.

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