WFDSS Training

Training

The Wildland Fire Management Research, Development and Application group seeks your feedback regarding Wildland Fire Decision Support System (WFDSS) training media. Your comments and feedback on this survey will help with future training development and expansion of media training materials. You can find the survey at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1nm5OnHTixjZ2R8OUnMQLa_hFnwa1zkhXmrMX6IfqS8c/viewform.

WFDSS 101

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  • Decision Making for Wildfire Incidents: A Reference Guide for Applying the Risk Management Process at the Incident Level (6/2013)
  • WFDSS Overview (UPDATED! PDF -19,667 KB; 3/2016)
  • Lesson 1 - Using WFDSS 101 (PDF - 542 KB; 5/2015)
  • Lesson 2 - Creating an Incident (PDF - 429 KB;5/2015)
  • Lesson 3 - Creating Address Books and User Groups ( PDF - 541 KB; 5/2015)
  • Lesson 4 - Using Filters ( PDF - 531 KB; 5/2015)
  • Lesson 5 - Transferring Incident Ownership (PDF - 532 KB; 5/2015)
  • Lesson 6 - Setting System Preferences ( PDF - 534 KB; 5/2015)
  • Lesson 7 - Managing Shapes ( PDF - 534 KB; 5/2015)
  • Lesson 8 - Situation Assessment and Map Images (PDF - 792 KB; 5/2015)
  • Lesson 9 - Fire Behavior Analysis (PDF - 587 KB; 6/2014)
  • Lesson 10 - Gathering Information to Support Relative Risk and Decisions ( PDF -863 KB; 5/2015)
  • Lesson 11 - Creating Relative Risk and Organization Assessments (PDF - 1029 KB; 5/2015)
  • Lesson 12 - Creating a Pending Decision (PDF - 623 KB; 5/2015)
  • Lesson 13 - Managing Incident Privileges - ( PDF - 512 KB; 5/2015)
  • Lesson 14 - Objectives and Requirements (PDF - 736 KB ; 6/2012)
  • Lesson 15 - Developing the Course Of Action ( PDF - 613 KB; 6/2015)
  • Lesson 16 - Management Action Points (MAPs) (PDF - 685 KB; 6/2015)
  • Lesson 17 - Rationale ( PDF - 621 KB; 7/2015)
  • Lesson 18 - The Decision Editor (PDF -1039 KB ; 7/2015)
  • Lesson 19 - Publishing A Decision (PDF -854 KB; 8/2015)
Spatial Fire Planning
Modeling Learning Resources
Decision Learning Resources
Quick Tips

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Videos

These short videos are intended to assist you in navigating through WFDSS. You need a media player, such as QuickTime (R) to run the video. Click here for a list of all available videos on the WFDSSSupportVideosYouTube channel.

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