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The S490: Pre-course workshop module is a collection of presentations, handouts, practice exercises, and video walk-through from subject matter experts. The goal is to prepare participants for the NWCG Advanced Fire Behavior Calculations S-490 course. Topics addressed in the pre-course material are:

  • Fire weather influences
  • Topographic mapping and terrain influences
  • Fire behavior components
  • Using nomograms
  • BehavePlus - Fire behavior modeling