The Interagency Fuel Treatment Decision Support System (IFTDSS) now offers a minimum travel time fire spread (MTT), or short term fire behavior model. Uses include contingency and holding plans for prescribed fire, estimating wildfire impacts to values at risk, and potential wildfire threats to fuel breaks.Continue Reading
Quantitative Wildfire Risk Assessment (QWRA) is being phased into IFTDSS, it combines the likelihood of occurring, intensity when fire occurs, and the effects of fire on assets and resources.
IFTDSS. The process follows the steps outlined in GTR-315, “A wildfire risk assessment framework for land and resource management.”
This webinar will provide an introduction to the Risk Assessment workflow in IFTDSS. We will walk you through the required pieces of the Risk Assessment and show you how to work through the application so you can view the final outputs in the Map Studio.Continue Reading
The Interagency Fuels Treatment Decision Support System (IFTDSS) has launched their new Quantitative Wildfire Risk Assessment feature. For more information on the capabilities of this new mapping and assessment tool register for their Introductory Webinar scheduled for July 21st at 3:00 PM ET. You can also read more about the new Risk Assessment feature on this flier (.pdf).Continue Reading
The team developing IFTDSS released an Exposure Analysis fact sheet (pdf) that highlights features of the new integrated Exposure Analysis tool in IFTDSS. Exposure analysis is a step towards developing a quantitative wildfire risk assessment (a IFTDSS feature coming this fall).
“IFTDSS is a web-based application designed to make fuels treatment planning and analysis more efficient and effective. IFTDSS provides access to data and models through one simple user interface. It is available to all interested users, regardless of agency or organizational affiliation.”