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The Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS)
Entry ID: UMD_FIRMS

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Summary
Abstract: The Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS) integrates remote sensing and GIS technologies to deliver MODIS hotspot/fire locations to natural resource managers and other stakeholders around the World. FIRMS is funded by NASA and builds on Web Fire Mapper, a web mapping interface that displays hotspots/fires detected by the MODIS Rapid Response System delivering near real-time hotspot/fire information to users to support fire managers around the World.

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Description: The Web Fire Mapper WMS (version 1.1.1) offers Open GIS Consortium standard Web Map Service interface. Using the Web Fire Mapper WMS, you can allow your local (desktop) or web GIS clients to access the Web Fire Mapper data without accessing the Web Fire Mapper Website.
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Service Citation
Originators: University of Maryland, NASA, Conservation International
Title: The Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS)
Provider: University of Maryland
URL: http://maps.geog.umd.edu/firms/
Service Keywords
DATA MANAGEMENT/DATA HANDLING >DATA SEARCH AND RETRIEVAL Parameter Definition
ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORIES >FIRE ADVISORIES Parameter Definition
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Ancillary Keywords
GIS
Geographic Information Systems
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Service Provider
UMD/GEOG > Geography Department, University of Maryland Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.geog.umd.edu/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: DIANE DAVIES
Phone: 301-405-0064
Email: ddavies at hermes.geog.umd.edu
Contact Address:
2181 LeFrak Hall
University of Maryland
City: College Park
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20742
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Personnel
DIANE DAVIES
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 301-405-0064
Email: ddavies at hermes.geog.umd.edu
Contact Address:
2181 LeFrak Hall
University of Maryland
City: College Park
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20742
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2007-10-10
SERF Last Revision Date: 2012-08-16
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