USDA Forest Service Wildland Fire Assessment System
Entry ID: USDA_FS_WFAS

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Summary
Abstract: The Wildlands Fire Assessment System (WFAS) is generating National
maps of selected fire weather and fire danger components of the
National Fire Danger Rating System (NFDRS). NFDRS data is compiled
from daily observations from the Fire Weather Network which is
comprised of over 1500 stations throughout the conterminous U.S. and
Alaska. The fire products include:

- Fire danger maps
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Description: Access to documentation and maps
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 50.0   S: -23.0   E: -70.0   W: -130.0
  N: 70.0   S: 50.0   E: -135.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: USDA/Forest Service
Dataset Title: Wildland Fire Assessment System
Dataset Release Date: 1995
Dataset Release Place: Boise, ID
Dataset Publisher: USDA/FS
Online Resource: http://www.fs.fed.us/land/wfas/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-01-01
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
Wildlands Fire Assessment System, Forest Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.wfas.net/

Data Center Personnel
Name: WILDLANDS FIRE ASSESSMENT SYSTEM
Phone: 800-253-5559
Email: fire_help at dms.nwcg.gov
Contact Address:
USDA Forest Service, Washington Office
Fire and Aviation Management, National Information Systems Team
City: Boise
Province or State: Idaho
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: www, ftp
Fees: none
Publications/References
Bradshaw, Larry S.; Deeming, John E.; Burgan, Robert E.; Cohen, Jack
D., compilers. 1984. The 1978 National Fire-Danger Rating System:
technical documentation. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-169. Ogden, UT:
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest
and Range Experiment Station. 44 pp.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-03-08
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