Nancy H.F. French Ph.D.
Principal Investigator
Michael Billmire CMS-GIS/LIS
Lead Developer

How to cite WFEIS

French, N.H.F., D. McKenzie, T. Erickson, B. Koziol, M. Billmire, K.A. Endsley, N.K.Y. Scheinerman, L. Jenkins, M.E. Miller, R. Ottmar, and S. Prichard. "Modeling regional-scale fire emissions with the Wildland Fire Emissions Information System." Earth Interactions 18, no. 16 (2014)

Archived (pre-version 2) reports/documents/data

Directory (Link): Pre-processed annual WFEIS v0.5 emissions estimates using MODIS MCD64A1 Burned Area product for CONUS and Alaska, 2001-2013
Report (PDF) Early development history of WFEIS including funding sources and a list of all contributing developers.
Report (PDF): Comparison of GFED v3.1 and WFEIS v0.3 fire emissions models, June 2014
Report (PDF): WFEIS Uncertainty Report, May 2014
Article (Link): French, N.H.F., W.J. de Groot, L.K. Jenkins, B.M. Rogers, E.C. Alvarado, B. Amiro, B. de Jong, S. Goetz, E. Hoy, E. Hyer, R. Keane, D. McKenzie, S.G. McNulty, B.E Law, R. Ottmar, D.R. Perez-Salicrup, J. Randerson, K.M. Robertson, and M. Turetsky. "Model comparisons for estimating carbon emissions from North American wildland fire." Journal of Geophysical Research 116 (2011). 10.1029/2010JG001469

Reports produced under NASA Applied Sciences project awarded under NASA Carbon Cycle Science Program NASA Grant #NNX08AK69G:

Report (PDF): WFEIS Interim Report (Year 1), February 2009
Report (PDF): WFEIS Interim Report (Year 2), January 2010
Report (PDF): WFEIS Technical Final Report, June 2011

Reports produced under NASA-ROSES A.35 Earth Science Applications: Wildland Fires Feasibility Grant #NNX12AQ89G:

Report (PDF): Phase 1 Final Report, November 2013

Reports produced under NASA Earth Science Carbon Monitoring Program Grant #NNX12AM91G:

Report (PDF): Annual Progress Report (Year 1), August 2013


In addition to the WFEIS system and this website, the following data products and software tools were developed under NASA Earth System Science Carbon Cycle Science Program Grant #NNX08AK69G:

Dataset (Link): Fuel Characteristic Classification System (FCCS) 1-km map of US (CONUS and Alaska)
Dataset (Link): NACP Integrated Wildland and Cropland 30-m Fuel Characteristics Map, USA, 2010
Dataset (Link): Access to the MODIS MCD64A1 500m resolution burned area data
Software (Link): [DEPRECATED] A Python version of the CONSUME model coded in Python programming language with corrections and improvements to the equations and tables
Software (Link): A version of the Canadian Fire Weather Index (FWI) equations coded in Python programming language


Presentation (PDF): General overview of WFEIS (slides and demo presented in October 2011)
Poster (PDF): General overview of WFEIS
Presentation (PDF): Wildland Fire Canada (WFC) Conference 2010
Kitchener/Waterloo, Ontario: 5-7 October, 2010
Poster (PDF): American Geophysical Union 2010 Fall Meeting
San Francisco, CA: 13-17 December, 2010
Poster (PDF): 3rd N. American Carbon Program All Investigators Meeting
New Orleans, LA: 31 Jan - 4 Feb, 2011

Poster (PDF): NASA Carbon Cycle & Ecosystems Joint Science Workshop
Alexandria, VA: 3-7 October, 2011
Presentation (PDF): Speed talk overview of WFEIS presented at the NASA Carbon Monitoring System (CMS) Science Team Meeting
Greenbelt, MA: 7-9 November 2012