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Modeling integrated forest management opportunities with IF3
The IF3 models were constructed in Netica (Norsys, Inc). These images are screen captures for the two models that comprise IF3. The two models differ in the way fire is "simulated." In Model 1 fire size and severity are derived from probability distributions based on constituent forest vegetation within a habitat patch.
Model 1 screen capture
In Model 2, fire size and severity are set directly, allowing for the simulation of large, high-severity fire events that are statistically unlikely but of greatest concern to managers.
Model 2 screen capture