Fuel Treatments

Fuel Treatments

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The dramatic increase in the number of uncontrollable wildfires in the United States has become an important policy issue as they threaten valuable forests and human property. The derived stochastic dynamic model of this study is capable of determining...
Person: Al Abri, Grogan
Year: 2020
Type: Document

This webinar provided an introduction and overview of the FlamMap modeling system and its capabilities. FlamMap is a fire analysis desktop application that runs in a 64-bit Windows Operating System environment. The FlamMap fire mapping and analysis system...
Person: McHugh
Year: 2020
Type: Media

A short video walk-through outlining how to run the Landscape Burn Probability (LBP) model in IFTDSS.
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Year: 2019
Type: Media

In the Intermountain region of the Western United States, most forested landscapes are fire prone and adapted to a semiarid climate. With the severity of wildfires increasing as a result of excessive fuels, land managers are concerned about forest...
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Year: 2019
Type: Document

Predicting wildfire disasters presents a major challenge to the field of risk science, especially when fires propagate long distances through diverse fuel types and complex terrain. A good example is in the western US where large tracts of public lands...
Person: Ager, Palaiologou, Evers, Day, Ringo, Short
Year: 2019
Type: Document

The Landscape Burn Probability Model quantifies the likelihood and intensity of a fire occurring under a fixed set of weather and fuel moisture conditions. It is one of the key pieces to conducting an Exposure Analysis which contributes to a comprehensive...
Person: Bastian
Year: 2019
Type: Document

Reducing the potential damage caused by a wildfire is a problem of significant importance to land and fire managers. Fuel reduction treatment is a well-known method of reducing the risk of fire occurrence and spread on landscapes. However, officials...
Person: Bhuiyan, Moseley, Medal, Rashidi, Grala
Year: 2019
Type: Document

One mechanism with which communities-at-risk from wildfire have addressed planning and adaptation to wildfire are Community Wildfire Protection Plans (CWPPs), which were created as part of the Healthy Forest Restoration Act in 2003. CWPPs are required to...
Person: Colavito
Year: 2019
Type: Media

Current and future development of IFTDSS and a demonstration of the Map Values feature that was added in Version 3.2.0.2.
Person: Ernstrom, Hyde
Year: 2019
Type: Media

Decision makers need better methods for identifying critical ecosystem vulnerabilities to changing climate and fire regimes. Climate-wildfire-vegetation interactions are complex and hinder classification and projection necessary for development of...
Person: Friggens, Loehman, Thode, Flatley, Evans, Bunn, Wilcox, Mueller, Yocom, Falk
Year: 2019
Type: Document