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Fire Modeling Institute

The Fire Modeling Institute (FMI) helps facilitate efficient science delivery to fire management. Its mission is to connect fire managers with technical experts and scientists, using the latest fire science and fire modeling systems to respond to fire-related resource management needs.

FMI is a center of expertise to support planning of fire behavior, fuels, and ecology projects. The Institute provides a variety of services to clients:

  • Science and technology application: Developing applications, products and methods that address the latest fire management issues

  • Software development and support: Supporting fire management activities by integrating state-of-the-art science and technology into project analysis

  • Training and mentoring: Training and mentoring managers to use the latest technology and information for fire behavior, fuels, and ecology

  • Information services: Maintaining applications and technologies, including the Fire Effects Information System

More information is available on the FMI homepage.


National Strategic Program Areas: 
Wildland Fire and Fuels
National Priority Research Areas: 
Forest Disturbances
RMRS Science Program Areas: 
Fire, Fuel and Smoke
RMRS Strategic Priorities: 
Fire Sciences
Geography: 
National

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