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Definition: A simplified or generalized representation of reality; a description, analogy, picture, or hypothesis to help visualize something that cannot be directly observed.
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Wildland Fire Library (

The Wildland Fire Library ( 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

13th Fire and Forest Meteorology Virtual Symposium
May 11, 2021 (All day) to May 13, 2021 (All day)

2021 Meteorology and Climate - Modeling for Air Quality Conference
UC Davis Conference Center
September 15, 2021 8:00 am PDT to September 17, 2021 5:00 pm PDT