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RMRS-GTR-153: Standard fire behavior fuel models: a comprehensive set for use with Rothermel's surface fire spread model


Scott, Joe H.; Burgan, Robert E. 2005. Standard fire behavior fuel models: a comprehensive set for use with Rothermel's surface fire spread model. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-153. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 72 p.

This report describes a new set of standard fire behavior fuel models for use with Rothermel's surface fire spread model and the relationship of the new set to the original set of 13 fire behavior fuel models. To assist with transition to using the new fuel models, a fuel model selection guide, fuel model crosswalk, and set of fuel model photos are provided.

Keywords: fire behavior prediction, fire modeling, surface fuel, dynamic fuel model


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Title: RMRS-GTR-153: Standard fire behavior fuel models: a comprehensive set for use with Rothermel's surface fire spread model
Electronic Publish Date: May 20, 2005
Last Update:
February 10, 2009

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