Introduction

  AratosFire is a fire Simulation Tool. It uses spatial information on topography and fuels along with weather and wind files. It incorporates existing models for surface fire, crown fire, spotting, post-frontal combustion, and fire acceleration into a 2-dimensional fire growth model. AratosFire is a tool for predicting wildland fire behavior using widely recognized algorithms. AratosFire is for users who need a highly optimized application programming interface for predicting fire behavior growth simulators.

Advantages

  • Easy to use.
  • Fast results.
  • Great Accuracy.
  • Stable Edition.

It incorporates the following
fire behavior models:

  • Rothermel's (1972) surface fire spread model,
  • Van Wagner's (1977) crown fire initiation model,
  • Rothermel's (1991) crown fire spread model, and
  • Nelson's (2000) dead fuel moisture model.

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The Data Window
It is the window where the users have to insert the appropriate data

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The Results Window
Here are depicted the simulation results and an explanation of them.

    The simulation results are:
  • Fire Spread (ft/min)
  • Fire Flame (ft)
  • Heading direction (degrees)
  • Backing direction (degrees)
  • Fireline Intensity (Btu/ft/sec)
  • Scorch Height (ft)
  • Forward Spread Distance at 1 hour (degrees)
  • Fire length at 1 hour (ft)
  • Fire width at 1 hour (ft)
  • Fire Perimeter at 1 hour (ft)
  • Fire area at 1 hour (ac)