Prescribed fire is used widely to mitigate wildfires and restore ecosystems. This tool was developed to evaluate fire’s cumulative impact, calculate frequency, examine seasonality and estimate fuel accumulation to facilitate decision making in targeting successive prescribed fire application.
ArcGIS is a commonly used program by most fire planners and managers, so we developed a python script-based tool to evaluate our fire management program on the 235,000 acre Talladega Division in east central Alabama.
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