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Table 4 Mean modeled emissions (Mg ha−1 with SD in parentheses) calculated using FOFEM and Consume for measured plots, LANDFIRE-FCCS, and LANDFIRE-FLM. Asterisks indicate statistically significant difference relative to estimates based on measured loading at the P < 0.05 significance level.

From: A Case Study Comparison of LANDFIRE Fuel Loading and Emissions Generation on a Mixed Conifer Forest in Northern Idaho, USA

  Plot-level values FOFEM Plot-level values Consume
Effect Measured LANDFIRE-FCCS LANDFIRE-FLM Measured LANDFIRE-FCCS LANDFIRE-FLM
CH4 0.32 (0.30) 0.46 (0.30)* 0.13 (0.14)* 0.19 (0.18) 0.19 (0.14) 0.06 (0.11)*
CO 6.83 (6.56) 10.00 (6.64)* 2.67 (3.00)* 3.67 (3.38) 3.65 (2.65) 1.20 (2.02)*
CO2 45.20 (34.09) 52.81 (29.57) 23.39 (21.90)* 51.90 (39.72) 44.82 (28.11) 22.08 (25.22)*
PM2.5 0.53 (0.50) 0.76 (0.50)* 0.22 (0.23)* 0.29 (0.25) 0.27 (0.19) 0.11 (0.15)*
PM10 0.63 (0.59) 0.90 (0.59)* 0.25 (0.27)* 0.33 (0.28) 0.30 (0.21) 0.12 (0.16)*
SO2 0.03 (0.03) 0.04 (0.02) 0.02 (0.01)*    
NOx 0.03 (0.03) 0.02 (0.01)* 0.02 (0.03)    
NMHC     0.16 (0.14) 0.15 (0.11) 0.05 (0.08)*