Mod-FIS SW and Great Basin

Mod-FIS map of in-season annual grass conditions for SW United States and Great Basin

Detailed Description

This graphic of the in-season condition of annual grasses in the U.S. Southwest and Great Basin was created with LANDFIRE’s Modeling Dynamic Fuels with an Index System, or MoD-FIS. The summer of 2020 fuel vegetation cover was updated using Landsat Normalized Different Vegetation Index imagery from Feb. 1 to September of 2020, and is useful in informing wildland fire conditions.


Image Dimensions: 550 x 665

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Location Taken: US