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RMRS-RP-4: FARSITE: Fire Area Simulator-model development and evaluation
Finney, Mark A. Revised 2004. FARSITE: Fire Area Simulator-model development and evaluation. Res. Pap. RMRS-RP-4, Ogden,UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 47 p.
A computer simulation model, FARSITE, includes existing fire behavior models for surface, crown, spotting, point-source fire acceleration, and fuel moisture. The model's components and assumptions are documented. Simulations were run for simple conditions that illustrate the effect of individual fire behavior models on two-dimensional fire growth.
Keywords: fire growth modeling, fire behavior models, fire simulation
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FARSITE: Fire Area Simulator-model development and evaluation
Electronic Publish Date: January 24, 2002
Last Update: March 1, 2004
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