Map Showing Behavior of 2011 Amarillo, TX, Wildland Fire (image) National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Share Print E-Mail Caption This map, detailing some of the behavior of a 2011 wildland fire outside Amarillo, Texas, demonstrates how the NIST post-fire electronic data collection system can yield greater insight into the dynamics of a wildfire than traditional methods. Red arrows show movement and direction of the fire while green arrows represent the jumping of burning embers between structures. Other symbols show structures as either destroyed, damaged or spared by the fire. Credit NIST Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.