FARSITE Calibration

HELP – Farsite “Calibration and Adjustment”

HELP – Farsite “Overview”

HELP – Farsite “Custom Fuel Models”

HELP – Farsite “Technical Reference: limitations and assumptions”

Aids to Determining Fuel Models for Estimating Fire Behavior, H.E. Anderson, USFS General Technical Report INT-122, April 1982

NOTE: It may be necessary to alter canopy cover to affect midflame wind speed due to known bias in Farsite.

Use Interagency Fire Center reports (sample report), satellite imagery (1), satellite imagery (2) or oral report to gain understanding of known fire behavior.