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NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘NFDRS Fuel Model At Origin’

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NFIRS Coding

Here are the NFIRS codes for the ‘NFDRS Fuel Model At Origin’ element, including any “other” values in case none of the preselected choices match:

Common Examples of NFDRS Fuel Model At Origin

More commonly used values for NFDRS Fuel Model At Origin…

NFDRS Fuel Model At Origin  Code 
A: Annual Grasses. 01
C: Open Pine With Grass 03
Undetermined UU

All values for NFDRS Fuel Model At Origin

NFDRS Fuel Model At Origin  Code 
A: Annual Grasses. 01
B: Mature Brush [6 Ft.+] 02
C: Open Pine With Grass 03
D: Southern Rough 04
E: Hardwood Litter 05
F: Intermountain West Brush 06
G: West Coast Conifers; Close, Heavy Down Materials 07
H: Short Needle Conifers; Normal Down Woody Materials 08
I: Heavy Slash, Clear-cut Conifers Greater Than 25 Tons Per Area 09
J: Medium Slash, Heavily Thinned Conifers (less Than 25 Tons Per Acre) 10
K: Light Slash (less Than 15 Tons Per Acre) 11
L: Perennial Grasses 12
N: Saw Grass, Marsh Needle-like Grass 14
O: High Pocosin 15
P: Southern Long-needle Pine 16
Q: Alaska Black Spruce 17
R: Hardwood Litter (summer) 18
S: Tundra 19
T: Sagebrush With Grass 20
U: Western Long-leaf Pine 21
Undetermined UU

Transactions containing ‘NFDRS Fuel Model At Origin’

A few NFIRS elements are reused accross a number of transactions, but typically the value is captured by one transaction only.

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Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Optional
Expected Length 2
Element Type Coded Field - The coded field relating to an entry in the code table. Most coded fields allow for Plus+ One codes. For these fields the expected length of the coded entry is depicted as (National length OR Plus+ One length). Only fields with this notation in the expected length column allow for Plus+ One definitions. If the user has not provided information, an empty field should be transmitted.
 
 

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