S-290, Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior, 2007
These materials are for instructor-led delivery.
This instructor-led course consists of pre-course work (est. 5 hrs).
This instructor-led course has pre-course work and a pre-selection assessment (estimate 5 hours). Additional information about the course can be found on the Overview page.
- Complete the pre-course work.
- Complete the pre-selection assessment (.docx) (pre-qualifying test).
- You must obtain a score of 70% or higher to pass the pre-selection assessment in order to attend the course.
- Use the reference materials below to complete the pre-course work and pre-selection assessment.
- Wildland Fire Incident Management Field Guide, PMS 210
- NWCG Fireline Handbook, Appendix B, PMS 410-2
- Basic Land Navigation, PMS 475
- Fire Weather Handbook, PMS 425-1
- Aids to Determining Fuel Models
- Fire Environment Visualization
- FLAME in a Nutshell
- 2006 S-190 Student Workbook
- Safety Zones
- Standard Fire Behavior Fuel Models
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|Unit 1: The Fire Environment|
|Unit 2: Topographic Influences on Fire Behavior|
|Unit 3: Fuels|
|Unit 4: Basic Weather Processes|
|Unit 5: Temperature and Humidity Relationship|
Unit 6: Atmospheric Stability
|Unit 7: Wind Systems|
|Unit 8: Keeping Current with Fire Weather|
|Unit 9: Observing the Weather|
|Unit 10: Fuel Moisture|
|Unit 11: Extreme Wildland Fire Behavior|
Unit 12: Gauging Fire Behavior and Guiding Fireline Decisions
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