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ERMit is a web application which models erosion on current or proposed forest road. ERMiT allows users to predict the probability of a given amount of sediment delivery from the base of a hillslope following variable burns on forest, rangeland, and chaparral conditions in each of five years following wildfire. The model also predicts the effectiveness of sediment mitigation methods following a wildfire, such as applying mulch or seeding.
Tahoe Basin interface is a customized version of Disturbed WEPP that contains Tahoe-specific soils. It predicts not only runoff and erosion, but also delivery of phosphorus and fine sediment, something of particular concern in the Tahoe Basin.
The Forest Service Peak Flow Calculator predicts peak flood flow rate for a given storm from a small watershed. The model uses Curve Number technology given precipitation and runoff, as from ERMiT, plus other parameters.
The Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) is a computer simulation that predicts soil erosion.  This particular version of the tool predicts soil erosion for the Great Lakes watershed.
VAR stands for Values-at-Risk. The VAR Calculation Tool aids with assessing post-fire values-at-risk, including but not limited to human life and safety, infrastructure damage, and environmental effects.
BAER Burned Area Reports DB is a database containing post-fire assessment information from four decades of US Forest Service Burned Area Reports (FS 2500-8 forms). We have compiled information from approximately 1500 reports and other information when available, mostly from the western U.S., into the database. New reports are added annually.
RMRS Raster Utility is an object oriented coding library that facilitates a wide range of spatial and statistical analysis using our newly developed Function Modeling framework. Our library focuses on significantly reducing processing time and storage space associated with analyzing large datasets and has an easy to use graphical user interface, packaged as an ESRI add-in toolbar. The RMRS Raster Utility toolbar plugs directly into ESRI's ArcMap...
FuelCalc is a fuel characteristics simulation software program that calculates initial canopy fuel characteristics and quickly simulates the effects of thinning, pruning, piling and broadcast burning on ground, surface and canopy fuel characteristics.
The Fire Effects Information System (FEIS) provides synthesized scientific knowledge about fire effects on organisms in the United States, including Alaska and Hawaii, so managers can easily find and better apply science to land management decisions.
FS WEPP is a set of interfaces designed to allow users to quickly evaluate erosion and sediment delivery potential from forest roads. The erosion rates and sediment delivery are predicted by the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) model, using input values for forest conditions.

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