The Northwest and Alaska Fire Research Clearinghouse
 The Northwest and Alaska Fire Research Clearinghouse 

FireFamily Plus
The FireFamily Plus Version 3.05 software allows a user to review, summarize and analyze daily weather and fire occurrence observations, compute fire danger indices based on the National Fire Danger Rating System (NFDRS), generate Season Reports (summaries of seasonal variations of fuel moistures, NFDRS indices, and components), use the Event Locator to search for a fire-ending event, and generate NFDRS firefighter pocket cards. The fire analysis and decision point tools in FireFamily Plus can be used to view and interpret combined weather and fire occurrence data. A user can also generate medium range fire danger projections based on current year-to-date weather, and develop fire weather scenarios. FireFamily Plus combines the fire climatology and occurrence analysis capabilities of the PCFIRDAT, PCSEASON, FIRES, and CLIMATOLOGY programs into a single package.


Fact sheet / Brochure:
Data / Tool:

Comments/suggestions?Last updated: 02/15/2007
FIREHouse is a collaboration between the Fire and Environmental Research Applications Team (FERA) of the USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station, Pacific Wildland Fire Sciences Laboratory; the University of Washington; the National Park Service; the Bureau of Land Management Ė Alaska Fire Service; the US Fish and Wildlife Service; and the National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII). The NBII is a broad, collaborative program that provides increased access to data and information on the nationís biological resources. Funding for FIREHouse has been provided by the Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) and NBII. FIREHouse is coordinating efforts with the Fire Research and Management Exchange System (FRAMES) project team. Content on FIREHouse will provide substantial contributions to the Northwest Fire Science Portal and the Alaska Fire Science Portal.
Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) Fire and Environmental Research Applications Team, Pacific Wildland Fire Sciences Laboratory, PNW Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Seattle, WA USDA Forest Service Fire Research and Management Exchange System (FRAMES)    National Biological Information Infrastructure
College of Forest Resources, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
National Park Service Alaska Fire Service US Fish & Wildlife Service