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LANDFIRE (LF) fuel products describe the composition and characteristics of surface and canopy fuel and:

Surface FuelCanopy FuelFuel Vegetation
13 Anderson Fire Behavior Fuel Models - original 13 fire behavior fuel models, represents severe fire conditions
40 Scott and Burgan Fire Behavior Fuel Models - fire behavior fuel model predictions beyond the severe fire season, such as prescribed fire and fire use applications
Canadian Forest Fire Danger Rating System - Canadian system for rating the risk of forest fires, distributed for Alaska only
Fuel Characteristic Classification System Fuelbeds - provide land managers, regulators, and scientists with a nationally consistent and durable procedure to characterize and classify fuels
Fuel Loading Models - surface fuel classification system to characterize wildland surface fuel
Forest Canopy Cover - proportion of the forest floor covered by the vertical projection of the tree crowns
Forest Canopy Height - average height of the top of the vegetated canopy
Forest Canopy Bulk Density - density of available canopy fuel in a stand
Forest Canopy Base Height - average height from the ground to a forest stand's canopy bottom
The following pre-disturbance vegetation allow fuel model transitions and vegetation to properly align:
Modeling Dynamic Fuels with an Index System (MoD-FIS) - LF uses two indexes of MoD-FIS to account for fuel's seasonal variability which represent current, real-time conditions
Fuel Disturbance - integrated composites of individual disturbance years recoded by disturbance type, disturbance severity, and time since disturbance and screened for non-burnable vegetation to meet fuel transition mapping requirements
Landscape (.LCP) file - a service that provides a multi-band raster format used by wildland fire behavior and fire effect simulation models such as FARSITE and FlamMap
LF Reference Database (LFRDB) - consists of vegetation and fuel data from geo-referenced sampling units nationwide
Fuel Rulesets Database — standalone fuel rulesets database exported from the LF Total Fuel Change Tool


These data can be implemented within models to predict wildland fire behavior and effects, and are useful for strategic fuel treatment prioritization and tactical assessment of fire behavior and effects.


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