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Q.  Why is mapping existing vegetation necessary?

Layers of existing vegetation type (EVT) and structure are used in LANDFIRE's modeling and mapping of wildland fuel, fire regimes, and ecosystem status. Further, LANDFIRE vegetation products characterize existing vegetation composition and structure and thus prove useful in various land management applications.


 

 
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