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Fuel Model Selection for BEHAVE
in Midwestern Oak Savannas

Tables


Table 5.  Prescribed fire rate-of-spread (ROS) prediction error for individual and mean predictions.
Fuel model Rate-of-spread prediction error  (ft/mi.)
Mean error Min. error Max. error
1  (Short grass)
     Individual ROS 9.7 -15.4 39.6
     Site ROS 8.6 -1.1 16.9
2  (Timber and grass)
     Individual ROS -2.5* -26.4 7.7
     Site ROS -2.2* -7.5 0.55
3  (Tall grass)
     Individual ROS 20.4 -16.5 88.0
     Site ROS 17.6 3.7 33.2
9  (Hardwood litter)
     Individual ROS -9.7* -36.3 0
     Site ROS -8.7* -22.2* -0.55*
* Negative values indicate rate-of-spread under-prediction, e.g., fire spread faster than predicted.

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