Introduction To Wildland Fire Behavior Calculations

S-390
Wilsonville, OR
April 17, 2017
Cost $240

S-390 - Introduction To Wildland Fire Behavior Calculations

Date:

April 17 - 14 ( 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Tuition:

$240

Description:

This course is designed to introduce fire behavior calculations by manual methods, using
nomograms and the Fire Behavior Handbook Appendix B. Students gain an understanding of the
determinants of fire behavior though studying inputs (weather, slope, fuels, and fuel moisture).
Students also learn how to interpret fire behavior outputs, documentation processes, and fire
behavior briefing components.

Total Hours:

36

Target Group:

Personnel desiring to become qualified as division group supervisor (DIVS), prescribed fire burn
boss type 2 (RXB2), incident commander type 3 (ICT3), or in a position requiring this
knowledge.

Prerequists:

Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior (S-290)
Qualified as a single resource boss.
Satisfactory completion of pre-selection assessment.
Satisfactory completion of pre-course work.

Location:

Clackama Community College
Wilsonville, OR 97045

Special Instructions:

Course Contacts:

For more information contact Jeff Ennenga
phone: 5035943539
email: jeff.ennenga@clackamas.edu

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