WFEIS Project Outputs


Directory (Link): Pre-processed annual WFEIS emissions estimates for CONUS and Alaska
Graphics (Link): Graphical summaries of consumption and emissions by CEC Level II ecoregion
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


Article (Link) 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)
Website (Link): WFEIS API code documentation

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 DBBAP (MCD64A1) 500 m resolution burned area data
Software (Link): A 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