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Wildland Fire Assessment System
Entry ID: FS_WFAS

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Summary
Abstract: WFAS, the Wildland Fire Assessment System, is an internet-based information system. The current implementation provides a national view of weather and fire potential, including national fire danger and weather maps and satellite-derived "Greenness" maps (Burgan and others 1997). Development is continuing. See News for current information.

WFAS was first made available in 1994. In 1999 operation ... View entire text
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Description: The Wildland Fire Assessment System.
Service Citation
Title: Wildland Fire Assessment System
Provider: USDA Forest Service
URL: http://www.wfas.net/
Service Keywords
ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORIES >WEATHER/CLIMATE ADVISORIES >PRESENT WEATHER Parameter Definition
ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORIES >FIRE ADVISORIES >WILDFIRES Parameter Definition
HAZARDS MANAGEMENT >HAZARDS PLANNING Parameter Definition

Ancillary Keywords
Fire Danger Rating
Lightning Ignition Efficiency
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Service Provider
USDA/FS/WFAS > Wildlands Fire Assessment System, Forest Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.wfas.net/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: WILDLANDS FIRE ASSESSMENT SYSTEM
Phone: 800-253-5559
Email: fire_help at dms.nwcg.gov
Contact Address:
USDA Forest Service, Washington Office
Fire and Aviation Management, National Information Systems Team
City: Boise
Province or State: Idaho
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Electronic
Fees: None
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Publications/References
Bradshaw, Larry S.; Deeming, John E.; Burgan, Robert E.; Cohen, Jack D.,
compilers. 1984. The 1978 National Fire-Danger Rating System: technical
documentation. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-169. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of
Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station.
44 pp.
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2003-09-08
SERF Last Revision Date: 2012-08-16
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