Forest Planning Language and Simulator (FORPLAN)

What is Forest Planning Language and Simulator (FORPLAN)?

Forest Planning Language and Simulator (FORPLAN) meaning in Safety terms is

  • Computer program developed to facilitate the use of simulation for integrating many different resource management activities, including fire, into the land management planning process. FORPLAN incorporates unique characteristics of previous systems, links numerous models and data bases, allows selection of variable resolution levels, and permits discrete time simulation of disturbances on plants, fuels, and animals. 

 

reference: Glossary A – Z | National Wildfire Coordinating Group

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