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Introduction to Analyzing Ecosystem Health TUTORIAL


LANDFIRE developed two ways to explore ecosystem health, both of which compare current conditions to reference conditions in terms of vegetation structure and composition. The formal name for the dataset and metric is Fire Regime Condition Class (FRCC, also known as Vegetation Condition Class/VCC), but it is just as relevant for fire-dependant and fire-independent ecosystems.  Click here for the tutorial.