S-290 INTERMEDIATE WILDLAND BEHAVIOR

Course #: 
009.315I-01

This is a classroom-based skills course designed to prepare the prospective fireline supervisor to undertake safe and effective fire management operations. It is the second course in a series that collectively serves to develop fire behavior prediction knowledge and skills. Fire environment differences are discussed as necessary; instructor should stress local conditions.
Objectives
• Identify and describe the characteristics of fuels, weather, and topography that influence wildland fire behavior.
• Describe the interaction of fuels, weather, and topography on wildland fire behavior, fireline tactics, and safety.
• Describe the causes of extreme fire behavior conditions (long range spotting, crowning, and fire whirls) that develop due to weather, fuels, and/or topography.
• Interpret, communicate, apply, and document wildland fire behavior and weather information.

Days: 
Saturday & Sunday
Time: 
800-500PM
Start Date: 
Sat, 03/08/2014
End Date: 
Sun, 03/16/2014
Location: 
ST-214
Campus: 
Pendleton
Instructor: 
John Robertson
AFEE: 
$254.00
Contact: 
Jan Keough