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BehavePlus The BehavePlus fire modeling system is a PC-based program that is a collection of models that describe fire behavior, fire effects, and the fire environment.
FARSITE FARSITE computes wildfire growth and behavior for long time periods under heterogeneous conditions of terrain, fuels, and weather.

Development of the Fire and Fuels Extension to the Forest Vegetation Simulator

FFI: Ecological Monitoring

FFI is an ecological monitoring software application designed to assist managers with collection, storage and analysis of ecological information.

FireFamilyPlus FireFamilyPlus supports the spectrum of fire weather/fire danger/fire climate/fire occurrence analysis tools required by fire managers to successfully use the National Fire Danger Rating System (NFDRS).
FIREMON Fire Effects Monitoring and Inventory Protocol
FlamMap FlamMap is a fire behavior mapping and analysis program that computes potential fire behavior characteristics (spread rate, flame length, fireline intensity, etc.)

FOFEM (a First Order Fire Effects Model) is a computer program for predicting tree mortality, fuel consumption, smoke production, and soil heating caused by prescribed fire or wildfire.


FuelCalc is a desktop software application for determining changes in surface and crown fuel loading after thinning, pruning, piling and/or prescribed fire.

LANDFIRE Prototype

The Landscape Fire and Resource Management Planning Tools (LANDFIRE) Prototype Project that developed the tools, protocols, methods, and data products for the National LANDFIRE Project.

National Fire Danger Rating System

U.S. National Fire Danger Rating System Development and Support

Weather Information Management System (WIMS) is a mission critical, national system, managed and maintained by USDA, Forest Service's Fire and Aviation Management (F&AM) branch for interagency use.
WindNinja WindNinja is a computer program that computes spatially varying wind fields for wildland fire application.
WindWizard Microscale wind simulator using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software.