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Reviewing & Modifying LANDFIRE Vegetation Dynamics Models

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LANDFIRE vegetation dynamics models describe and quantify the basic ecology of every ecosystem (called Biophysical Settings) mapped by LANDFIRE. This information packet provides an introduction to concepts, processes and tools that will allow users to review the vegetation models and accompanying descriptions and then alter them as needed for local application. Familiarity with state-and-transition modeling concepts and the Vegetation Dynamics Development Tool software program are helpful but not required to understand the information presented here. Download here