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Fire and Environmental Research Applications Team
Pacific Wildland Fire Sciences Laboratory

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Seattle, WA 98103

(206) 732-7800

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FCCS Fuelbed References

Data in FCCS Fuelbeds were gathered from a wide variety of sources. Those sources are available to anyone who wishes use them in a planning document, or who to delve more deeply into original source material.

FCCS Fuelbed Reference Data [.pdf 2.07 mb]

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Data Quality

FCCS fuelbeds contain an overall rating for the quality of the data used for creating the fuelbed. The rankings are as follows:

  1. No data (no hard numbers for any data value) - created from experience and/or ecological literature
  2. Partial data - less than 35% of mode inputs from literature, photo series, or peer-reviewed data source
  3. Partial data - 35-85% of mode inputs from literature, photo series, or peerreviewed data source
  4. Data driven - 85-100% of mode inputs from photo series or peer-reviewed data source
  5. Data driven - 85-100% of all data (min, max, mode) from photo series or peer reviewed data source

Custom fuelbeds are not assigned a data quality ranking.

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Last Modified: Monday, 16 December 2013 at 14:18:39 CST


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