Fire Frequency Tool 1.0 (for use with ArcGIS)

Fire Frequency Tool 1.0 (for use with ArcGIS)

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.

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Fire Frequency Tool 2.0 (for use with ArcGIS)

Fire Frequency Tool 2.0 (for use with ArcGIS)

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.

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Fire Frequency matters: Development of an ArcGIS fire frequency, fuel accumulation, seasonality and prioritization tool to facilitate prescribed fire decision making on the Talladega National Forest

Fire Frequency matters: Development of an ArcGIS fire frequency, fuel accumulation, seasonality and prioritization tool to facilitate prescribed fire decision making on the Talladega National Forest

Article by Jonathan M. Stober, District Biologist, Shoal Creek Ranger District, Talladega National Forest, Heflin, AL and Geoff Holden, Forest Geospatial Program Manager, Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests, Columbia, SC.

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