Creating a Landscape

The first step in working with landscapes in IFTDSS is to create a landscape and evaluate the information. In IFTDSS, a landscape file refers to the spatial file that contains vegetation and fuel data in .lcp file format.

You may create a landscape using LANDFIRE data, either by using Map Studio and the Landscape Tools widget, or through the Auto97th Report task in the Landscape Evaluation Stage of the Planning Cycle. Instructions for each are outlined below: