Table 1.  Matrix of fuelbeds to be created.

 

Fuelbed type

Low

FL = 0-2 ft

ROS = 0-10 ch/hr

Medium

FL = 2.1-4 ft

ROS =10.1- 20 ch/hr

High

FL = 4.1-8 ft

ROS = 20.1- 40 ch/hr

Extreme

FL = 8.1-16 ft

ROS = 40.1-80 ch/hr

Clearcut-pine, pine hardwood, long-leaf pine oak shrub

FL1/ROS2-L

FL/ROS-M

FL/ROS-H

FLROS-E

Catrostophic Fuelbed (hurricane, ice damage)

0-50 yr

FL/ROS-L

FL/ROS-M

FL/ROS-H

FLROS-E

Catrostophic Fuelbed (hurricane, ice damage)

50+ yr

FL/ROS-L

FL/ROS-M

FL/ROS-H

FLROS-E

Cypress-tupelo (swamp)

0-50 yr

FL/ROS-L

FL/ROS-M

FL/ROS-H

FLROS-E

Cypress-tupelo (swamp) 50+ yr

FL/ROS-L

FL/ROS-M

FL/ROS-H

FLROS-E

 

 

 

 

 

Pine 5-20 yr

FL/ROS-L

FL/ROS-M

FL/ROS-H

FLROS-E

Pine 21-40 yr

FL/ROS-L

FL/ROS-M

FL/ROS-H

FLROS-E

Pine 41-60 yr

FL/ROS-L

FL/ROS-M

FL/ROS-H

FLROS-E

Pine 60+ yr

FL/ROS-L

FL/ROS-M

FL/ROS-H

FLROS-E

Pine-Hardwood 0-4 yr

FL/ROS-L

FL/ROS-M

FL/ROS-H

FLROS-E

Pine-Hardwood 5-20 yr

FL/ROS-L

FL/ROS-M

FL/ROS-H

FLROS-E

Pine-Hardwood 21-40 yr

FL/ROS-L

FL/ROS-M

FL/ROS-H

FLROS-E

Pine-Hardwood 41-60 yr

FL/ROS-L

FL/ROS-M

FL/ROS-H

FLROS-E

Pine-Hardwood 60+ yr

FL/ROS-L

FL/ROS-M

FL/ROS-H

FLROS-E

Longleaf pine-oak shrub 0-4 yr

FL/ROS-L

FL/ROS-M

FL/ROS-H

FLROS-E

Longleaf pine-oak shrub 5-20 yr

FL/ROS-L

FL/ROS-M

FL/ROS-H

FLROS-E

Longleaf pine-oak shrub 21-40 yr

FL/ROS-L

FL/ROS-M

FL/ROS-H

FLROS-E

Longleaf pine-oak shrub 41-60 yr

FL/ROS-L

FL/ROS-M

FL/ROS-H

FLROS-E

Longleaf pine-oak shrub 60+ yr

FL/ROS-L

FL/ROS-M

FL/ROS-H

FLROS-E

Hardwood  0-5 yr

FL/ROS-L

FL/ROS-M

FL/ROS-H

FLROS-E

Hardwood 5-20 yr

FL/ROS-L

FL/ROS-M

FL/ROS-H

FLROS-E

Hardwood 21-40 yr

FL/ROS-L

FL/ROS-M

FL/ROS-H

FLROS-E

Hardwood 41-60 yr

FL/ROS-L

FL/ROS-M

FL/ROS-H

FLROS-E

Hardwood 60+ yr

FL/ROS-L

FL/ROS-M

FL/ROS-H

FLROS-E

 

1Flamelength (FL): Feet; Low = 0-2.0; Medium = 2.1-4.0; High = 4.1-8.0; Extreme = 8.1-16

 

2Rate of Spread (ROS): Linear chains/hour; Low = 0-10.0; Medium = 10.1-20; High = 20.1-40.0; Extreme = 40.1-80