Fire Behavior Portal

Definition: The manner in which a fire reacts to the influences of fuel, weather, and topography.
(National Wildfire Coordinating Group / Fire Research And Management Exchange System)

The fire behavior topic page contains resources and activities related to the study and management of the direction, spread and intensity of wildland fire.

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Wildland Fire Library (firelibrary.org)

The Wildland Fire Library (firelibrary.org) is a collection of long-term assessments, fire progressions, fire behavior reports, and other documents and resources to support fire modeling and assessment of long-duration fires. Each file is tied to some event with a location, a start date, and background information. This site is operated by Rick Stratton and Jim Edmonds of the USFS National Office.

Upcoming Events

Tribal Forestry Student Summit: Investing in the Future of Tribal Forest Resources Management and Wildland Fire
Northern Arizona University du Bois Conference Center
October 12, 2022 (All day) to October 14, 2022 (All day)

Canadian Prairies TREX (October 17-21)
October 17, 2022 (All day)

2022 Alaska Interagency Fall Fire Review and Fire Science Workshop
October 24, 2022 (All day) to October 28, 2022 (All day)