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QUIC-Fire: A Fast-Running Simulation Tool for Prescribed Fire Planning

Date: May 21, 2020
Presenter(s): Rodman Linn, Scott L. Goodrick, J. Kevin Hiers
Description: Recent advances in wildland fire behavior models (e.g. FIRETEC) utilizing high spatial and temporal resolution fluid dynamics calculations have facilitated complex modeling of fire-atmospheric feedbacks. Unfortunately this fire modeling approach requires exceptional computational resources that are unlikely to be available to most wildland fire managers. QUIC-Fire is a new physics-based cellular automata fire spread tool that that offers advanced fire modeling capabilities without the demand for extraordinary computational resources. QUIC-Fire is a new step towards expanding next generation fire model access to a wider audience of practitioners and users.
Topic(s): Fire Behavior, Simulation Modeling, Fuels, Fuel Treatments & Effects, Prescribed Fire-use treatments
Ecosystem(s): None
Type: Webinar
NRFSN number: 21551
FRAMES RCS number: 61302
Record updated: Jul 10, 2020