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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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Related URL
Link: GET SERVICE > GET WEB MAP SERVICE (WMS)
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.

Link: GET DATA
Description: FIRMS offers MODIS Collection 5 hotspot/active fire data in a variety of formats for users to download. The active fire data is processed by the MODIS Rapid Response System (MRR), except for the Climate Modeling Grid, which is produced by Louis Giglio.

Link: GET SERVICE > ACCESS MAP VIEWER
Description: Access the Web Fire Mapper.
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/
ISO Topic Category
BIOTA
ECONOMY
ENVIRONMENT
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
IMAGERY/BASE MAPS/EARTH COVER
Service Provider
Geography Department, University of Maryland

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

TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2007-10-10
SERF Last Revision Date: 2012-08-16
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