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BehavePlus fire modeling system: Past, present, and future


Andrews, Patricia L. 2007. BehavePlus fire modeling system: Past, present, and future. In: Proceedings of 7th Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology; 23-25 October 2007, Bar Harbor, Maine. Boston, MA: American Meteorological Society. 13 p.

Use of mathematical fire models to predict fire behavior and fire effects plays an important supporting role in wildland fire management. When used in conjunction with personal fire experience and a basic understanding of the fire models, predictions can be successfully applied to a range of fire management activities including wildfire behavior prediction, prescribed fire planning, and fuel hazard assessment.

Keywords: BehavePlus, fire models, wildland fire


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Electronic Publish Date: December 17, 2008
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