Existing, readily and freely available GIS datasets from GIS data clearinghouses can be used as model inputs. For the Utah statewide run, we used:
Note: The potential vegetation layer (biophysical settings (BpS)) represents the vegetation that may have been dominant on the landscape prior to Euro-American settlement and is based on both the current biophysical environment and an approximation of the historical disturbance regime.
For the Utah statewide run, we obtained some of this data from the Utah AGRC Mapping Portal.
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