USDA Forest Service
 

Fire and Environmental Research Applications Team

 
 

Fire and Environmental Research Applications Team
Pacific Wildland Fire Sciences Laboratory

400 N 34th Street, Suite 201
Seattle, WA 98103

(206) 732-7800

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United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service.

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Products

SOFTWARE

  • Fuel Characteristic Classification System (FCCS)
    A comprehensive system of fuelbed classification that more accurately captures the structural complexity and geographical diversity of fuelbeds.
  • CONSUME
    Software that predicts the amount of fuel consumption and emissions from the burning of logged units, piled debris, and natural fuels.
  • Pile Calculator
    Estimates pile volume, pile biomass, fuel consumption, and pollutant emissions
  • FEPS
    Fire Emission Production Simulator, an upgrade/replacement for the original EPM model that calculates fuel consumption, emissions, and heat release parameters for resource managers who manage prescribed and wildland fires.
  • Software Tutorials
    Browser-based tutorials on the Natural Fuels Photo Series, FCCS, Consume 3.0, and FEPS.

DATABASES

  • Digital Photo Series *see footnote
  • FIREHouse
    The Northwest and Alaska Fire Research Clearinghouse (FIREHouse) is a web-based project providing information about fire science and technology relevant to Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska.

MAPS

  • FCCS Fuelbeds Mapped at 1-km Resolution Across the the Contiguous United States
    Link to map (Note this is a 12 MB .pdf file)
    Link to GIS data layers [.zip file]

PUBLICATIONS

* Use of the online version of the Digital Photo Series is recommended because it will always be up to date. A downloadable version is now available for installation on your computer and runs on a "virtual browser." Unzip the file, and click on dps.exe.
dps_1-24-13.zip [.zip 424 MB]

 

 

U.S. Forest Service - PNW- FERA
Last Modified: Monday, 16 December 2013 at 14:18:39 CST


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