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The Nature Conservancy's (a LF major partner) Conservation Gateway provides links to learn more about how LF is being used:

The following links describe LF applications. While not a comprehensive list, it highlights LF data use from a variety of contexts.

2022

A comparison of multitemporal airborne laser scanning data and the Fuel Characteristics Classification System for estimating fuel load and consumption [Journal Article] New Window
Climate Land Cover (LANDFIRE Derived) - Datasets - California Natural Resources Agency Open Data [Journal Article] New Window
LCMAP Change Stories: Sequoias under Siege, Progression of a Wildfire [Application Summary] New Window
Scientists use AI to update data vegetation maps for improved wildfire forecasts [Journal Article] New Window
Mapping the wildland-urban interface in California using remote sensing data [Journal Article] New Window
Impacts of Agricultural Management Systems on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Highly Simplified Dryland Landscapes [Journal Article] PDF
Wildfire risk rating now available for 145 million properties in the United States [Journal Article] New Window
Highlights from "Fueling the Flames" [Project Report] New Window
Northeast-Midwest Wildfire Risk Assessment Portal [Application] New Window
LANDFIRE Data and Applications [Fact Sheet] New Window
Landscape scale data: the LANDFIRE example [Application Summary] New Window
A Short Tour of the Interagency Fuel Treatment Decision Support System (IFTDSS) [Journal Article] New Window
U.S. Department of the Interior Wildfire Risk Five-Year Monitoring, Maintenance, and Treatment Plan [ Project Report] New Window

2021

New Eastern Region Wildfire Risk Assessment [Project Report] New Window
Development and Application of the Fireshed Registry  [Project Report] New Window
The importance of small fires for wildfire hazard in urbanised landscapes of the northeastern US [Journal Article] New Window
Modelling species distributions and environmental suitability highlights risk of plant invasions in western United States [Journal Article] New Window
Mapping regional forest management units: a road-based framework in Southeastern Coastal Plain and Piedmont [Journal Article] New Window

2020

Drought Sensitivity and Trends of Riparian Vegetation Vigor in Nevada, USA (1985–2018) [Journal Article] New Window

2017

Wildfire Simulation Methods for the Rogue Basin Cohesive Forest Restoration Strategy [Project Report] New Window
Updating LANDFIRE Fuel Grids Using MTBS Fire Severity Data [Project Report] New Window


2016

Beyond Fuel Treatment Effectiveness: Characterizing Interactions between Fire and Treatments in the US [Journal article] PDF


2015

A new approach to evaluate forest structure restoration needs across Oregon and Washington, USA [Journal Article]New Window
Aboveground live carbon stock changes of California wildland ecosystems, 2001-2010 [Journal Article] PDF

2014

A remote sensing protocol for identifying rangelands with degraded productive capacity [Journal Article]New Window
Quantifying restoration effectiveness using multi-scale habitat models: implications for sage-grouse in the Great Basin [Journal Article]New Window
Reforestation as a novel abatement and compliance measure for ground-level ozone [Journal Article]New Window
Wildfire exposure and fuel management on western US national forests [Journal Article]New Window

2013

Analyzing wildfire exposure and source-sink relationships on a fire prone forest landscape [Journal Article]New Window
Wildfire hazard mapping: exploring site conditions in eastern US wildland-urban interface [Journal Article]New Window
Wildland fire emissions, carbon and climate: Characterizing wildland fuels [Journal Article]New Window

2012

A Decision Support System for Monitoring, Reporting, and Forecasting Ecological Conditions of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail [Application Summary]PDF
Modeling Alternative Scenarios of Land Cover Change and Conservation Outcomes in the Forest of the Northern Great Lakes Region Using LANDFIRE Data Products [Application Summary]PDF

2011

Use of LANDFIRE Data in Bee Pollination Study [Application Summary]PDF
Wildland Fire Management Plan and Critical Habitat Risk Analysis for the Hawaiian Volcano, Mauna Kea [Application Summary]PDF

2010

LANDFIRE 2008 data in the Cowychee Mountain Community Wildfire Protection Plan, Yakima, Washington - Making Risk Assessments User-Friendly [Application Summary]PDF

2009

Use of LANDFIRE in Sage-Grouse Habitat Analysis: Western North America - 2007 - 2009 [Application Summary]PDF
BLM - Bodie Hills Conservation Action Planning [Application Summary]PDF
Project Summary: Supporting Fire and Land Management Across the Nation [Project Report]PDF

2008

Upper Fraser Valley CWPP and LANDFIRE data: Northern Colorado [Application Summary]PDF
Use of LANDFIRE Data in Wildland Fire Risk Assessment and Multi-Year Fuels Program Planning for Bureau of Indian Affairs, Spokane Agency, & Spokane Tribe [Application Summary]PDF

2007

Data Comparison and Sensitivity Analysis in Yellowstone National Park [Application Summary]PDF
Use of LANDFIRE Data in Bighorn Sheep Viability Analysis: Payette National Forest Area [Application Summary]PDF
Use of LANDFIRE Data Products on Fire Incidents in 2007 [Application Summary]PDF
Vegetation Dynamics Models & VCC to Support Ecological Assessments [Application Summary]PDF
Yellowstone Central Plateau Fire Behavior Assessment using LANDFIRE data products [Application Summary]PDF

2006

Modeling Grizzly Bear Density using LANDFIRE Data: NW Montana [Application Summary]PDF
Use of LANDFIRE Data in Wildland Fire Risk Assessment: Ashley Lakes Fire [Application Summary]PDF
Use of LANDFIRE data in fuels program prioritization and planning: Signal Peak Assessment [Application Summary]PDF

2005

Use of LANDFIRE Data in Wildland Fire Incident Management: Dammeron & Valley Road Fires [Application Summary]PDF


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