Wildland Fire Assessment System Law and Legal Definition
The Wildland Fire Assessment System or the WFAS is an internet-based information system. This system provides national views of weather and fire potential, national fire danger and weather maps and satellite-derived greenness maps.
WFAS was first made available in 1994. In 1999, WFAS operation was transferred from the Fire Sciences Laboratory (FS Rocky Mountain Research Station, Missoula MT) to the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC, Boise, ID). Inorder to provide easier access to products, the WFAS was redesigned in 2002.
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