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National Systems are supported by the U.S. Forest Service, Fire and Aviation Management. The researchers and contractors who developed them continue to be involved. The first point of contact is the Help Desk as noted in the Contact Us section for each system.



BehavePlus
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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. For more information, look under National Systems in the menu at the top of each page.

The installation program and accompanying files can be found on the Downloads page.

 
FlamMap
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FlamMap is a fire behavior mapping and analysis program that computes potential fire behavior characteristics (spread rate, flame length, fireline intensity, etc.) over an entire FARSITE landscape for constant weather and fuel moisture conditions. For more information, look under National Systems in the menu at the top of each page.

The installation program and accompanying files can be found on the Downloads page.

 
FARSITE
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FARSITE is a fire behavior and fire growth simulator that incorporates both spatial and temporal information on topography, fuels, and weather. For more information, look under National Systems in the menu at the top of each page.

The installation program and accompanying files can be found on the Downloads page.

 
FireFamilyPlus
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FireFamilyPlus is used for analysis of fire danger indices and weather. For more information, look under National Systems in the menu at the top of each page.

The installation program and accompanying files can be found on the Downloads page.