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Fuel Model Selection for BEHAVE
in Midwestern Oak Savannas


Table 7.  R2 from other BEHAVE validation studies, in various vegetation and fuel types, where linear regression analysis was preformed on predicted and observed fire behavior. 
Vegetation/fuel type R2 Citation
Midwestern oak savanna 0.84 This study
Western slash 0.80 Brown 1972
Grass 0.92 Sneeuwjagt and Frandsen 1977
Southern rough 0.89 Hough and Albini 1978
Black spruce 0.94 Norum 1982
Sage brush 0.60 Bushy 1985
South African savanna 0.82 van Wilgen and Wils 1988
Ponderosa pine 0.78 McAlpine and Xanthopoulos 1989
Mixed fuels—laboratory tests 0.83 Catchpole et al. 1993

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