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Project ID: 05-4-1-23

Year: 2005

Date Started: 07/25/2005

Date Completed: 04/02/2008

Title: BehavePlus and FlamMap Technology Transfer

Project Proposal Abstract: Development of the BehavePlus fire modeling system and the FlamMap fire behavior analysis and mapping system and supporting technology transfer material was funded in part under JFSP project #98-1-8-02. After successful completion of that project, development of those systems and supporting material has continued under other funding. BehavePlus is used for such applications as prediction of the behavior of an ongoing fire, prescribed fire planning, and fuel hazard assessment. FlamMap is used for landscape fuel and fire potential assessment. Features are being added FlamMap to address questions about fuel treatment placement. FlamMap is being used in JFSP project #01-1-3-21 "Cumulative effects of fuel management on landscape-scale fire behavior and effects." BehavePlus is part of S490 and other NWCG training courses. FlamMap is included in S493 and has the potential to be a key component of future courses directed to wildland fire and fuel management. A significant amount of technology transfer material has been developed to support these systems. There is a need for additional material to cover expanded capabilities. For BehavePlus we will develop material packaged for presentation by others including a half-day workshop and a 3-day course. Existing tutorials and online help will be updated and improved. For FlamMap, online help and tutorials will be developed to describe the new features. BehavePlus, FlamMap, and FARSITE are related systems. Products produced under this project will strengthen the relationship.

Principal Investigator: Colin C. Hardy

Agency/Organization: Forest Service

Branch or Dept: RMRS-Fire, Fuel & Smoke Science Program


Other Project Collaborators

Type

Name

Agency/Organization

Branch or Dept

Co-Principal Investigator

Patricia L. Andrews

Forest Service

RMRS-Fire Sciences Lab-Missoula

Co-Principal Investigator

Mark A. Finney

Forest Service

RMRS-Fire Sciences Lab-Missoula

Federal Cooperator

James Saveland

Forest Service

RMRS-Natural Resources Research Center


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Project Deliverables

Final Report view or print

("Results presented in JFSP Final Reports may not have been peer-reviewed and should be interpreted as tentative until published in a peer-reviewed source.")

  ID Type Title
view or print   3118 Journal Article BehavePlus Fire Modeling System: Past, Present, and Future
view or print   4119 Training Session BehavePlus Fire Modeling System, Version 4.0--Introduction Unit
view or print   4121 Training Session BehavePlus Fire Modeling System, Version 2.0--Operation Lesson 8, File Management
  go to website 6303 Website  
view or print   6305 Poster BehavePlus Fire Modeling System
view or print   6306 Poster Use of the BehavePlus Fire Modeling System for Prescribed Fire Planning
    6307 Conference/Symposia/Workshop Fuels and Fire Use Burn Boss Workshop
    6308 Conference/Symposia/Workshop Northern Rockies Fire Behavior Workshop
    6309 Conference/Symposia/Workshop Prescribed Fire Workshop
    6310 Conference/Symposia/Workshop Bitterroot NF Fire Management Meeting
    6311 Conference/Symposia/Workshop Bitterroot NF Fire Management Meeting
view or print   6093 Training Session BehavePlus Fire Modeling System, Version 4.0--Overview Unit
    5533 Conference/Symposia/Workshop BIA NW Region Fuels Workshop
    5534 Conference/Symposia/Workshop Northern Rockies Fire Behavior Workshop

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