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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Applied Fire Behavior Research and Development

Visit the Applied Fire Behavior site to find publications related to wildland fire behavior and fire danger rating authored or co-authored by Dr. Martin E. Alexander.

Upcoming Events

RX-410 Smoke Management Techniques Course
MIFC Training Center
January 7, 2019 (All day) to January 11, 2019 (All day)

How to Use Prescribed Fire for Wildlife and Livestock
Noble Research Institute Coffey Ranch
January 15, 2019 8:30 am to 3:00 pm PST

Hot Burns, Cold Burns, and Everything in Between
January 29, 2019 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm PST

6th International Fire Behavior and Fuels Conference
Albuquerque, NM; Marseille France, and Sydney, Australia
April 29, 2019 12:00 am PDT to May 3, 2019 11:00 pm PDT