CONSUME is a user-friendly software application designed for resource managers and scientists where they input fuel characteristics, lighting patterns, fuel conditions, and meteorological attributes, then CONSUME outputs fuel consumption and emissions by combustion phase. Consume is a software application designed to accept input from Fuels Characteristic Classification System (FCCS), or input entered directly from the user. Information entered into Consume is used to predict consumption and emissions which can be input into other models.

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Source: U.S. Forest Service. Consume. Fire and Environmental Research Applications Team. Accessed on 9 September 2013. Available at