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US Wildland Fire Update
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Summary
Abstract: This data set provides users with daily wild land fire updates for the United States. Statistical measurements used in this data set include number of new large fires, number of active large fires, acres from active fires, and fires contained. Year to data fire statistics are also provided. State by state detailed descriptions of wildland fire status are also included in this data set.

Related URL
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Description: This web page has listing of additional information on US fires including drought watch maps and satellite images of US wildfires.


Geographic Coverage
 N: 75.0 S: 15.0  E: -65.0  W: -170.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: National Interagency Fire Center
Dataset Title: US Wildland Fire Update
Dataset Release Place: Boise, ID, USA
Dataset Publisher: NIFC
Data Presentation Form: Table
Online Resource: http://www.nifc.gov/fire_info.html


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CANADA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CENTRAL AMERICA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA


Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE >FOREST SCIENCE >FOREST FIRE SCIENCE    [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >FOREST SCIENCE >FOREST MANAGEMENT    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >DROUGHT    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >DESERTS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >FORESTS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >SHRUBLAND/SCRUB    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >NATURAL HAZARDS >WILDFIRES    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
FARMING
BIOTA


Access Constraints
None


Use Constraints
Public Use


Keywords
United States
forest fire
wild fire
fire
current fires
drought
NIFC


Originating Center
NIFC


Data Center
National Interagency Fire Center, Office of Fire and Aviation. Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.nifc.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: NIFC COMMENTS
Phone: 208-387-5457
Fax: 208-387-5386
Email: NIFC_Comments at nifc.blm.gov
Contact Address:
External Affairs Office
3833 S. Development Ave.
City: Boise
Province or State: Idaho
Postal Code: 83705
Country: USA



Distribution
Distribution_Media: Online (HTTP)
Fees: No Fee


Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: DIF 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
DIF Creation Date: 2002-06-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-02-01


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