The browser does not support javascript.
LANDFIRE - multi-partner wildland fire, ecosystem, and wildland fuel mapping projectGraphics for LANDFIRE

CSS Rollover Button

Homepage » Fuel Data Products » Forest Canopy Height

Forest Canopy Height

The Forest Canopy Height (CH) layer describes the average height of the top of the vegetated canopy and is provided for forested areas only. CH measurement units are meters * 10.

CH is generated using a predictive modeling approach that relates Landsat imagery and spatially explicit biophysical gradients to calculated values of average dominant height from field training sites.

CH supplies information to fire behavior models to determine the probability of crown fire ignition, calculate wind reductions, and compute the volume of crown fuel.

Attribute Data DictionaryPDF
CSV (Why is the CSV important?)


Data Distribution Site