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National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) - National Multi-agency Coordination Center (NMAC)

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Citation:
Citation_Information:
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Publication_Date: Unknown
Title: National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) - National Multi-agency Coordination Center (NMAC)
Description:
Abstract:
The National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) in Boise, Idaho is the nation's support center for wildlandfirefighting. Seven federal and state agencies call NIFC home and work together to coordinate and support wildland fire and disaster operations. These agencies include the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, National Association of State Foresters, National Weather Service, and Office of Aircraft Services. The NIFC contains informtion on national fire weather forecasts, wildland fires, wildland fire statistics, national fire maps, and wildland seasonal fire outlooks. The NIFC coordinates with the NOAA National Weather Service for national fire weather forecasts and the USDA Forest Service Fire and Aviation Management.
Purpose:
Not Available
Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: Yancik, Richard F., and Peter J Proussopoulis. 1982. User's guide to the national fire occurrence data library. 25 p. USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Fort Collins, CO.
Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: Several publications exist that describe the weather information. The most useful publication is listed below. Most of the information, other than specific run instructions, is still applicable.
Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: Furman, R. William and Glenn E. Brink. 1975. The national fire weather data library: What it is and how to use it. 8 p. Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-19. USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Fort Collins, CO.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 19500101
Ending_Date: Unknown
Currentness_Reference:Unknown
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Description_of_Geographic_Extent:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -172.0
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -67.0
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 76.0
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 19.0
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD SCIENCE PARAMETERS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ANCILLARY KEYWORDS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO TOPIC CATEGORY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > FOREST SCIENCE > FOREST FIRE SCIENCE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA > DROUGHT
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > NATURAL HAZARDS > WILDFIRES > WILDFIRES
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS > FIRE ECOLOGY > FIRE OCCURRENCE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE/MANAGEMENT > FIRE MANAGEMENT
Theme_Keyword: Agriculture And Food Security
Theme_Keyword: Environmental Protection > Climate > Climate Change
Theme_Keyword: Climate
Theme_Keyword: Fire Management
Theme_Keyword: Human And Environmental Health
Theme_Keyword: Land And Freshwater Resources
Theme_Keyword: Weather
Theme_Keyword: Wildland Fires
Theme_Keyword: Wildfires
Theme_Keyword: FARMING
Theme_Keyword: BIOTA
Theme_Keyword: CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
Theme_Keyword: ENVIRONMENT
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Place_Keyword: CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place_Keyword: CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > IDAHO > BOISE
Access_Constraints: Not Available
Use_Constraints:
Not Available
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: DELVIN BUNTON
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: BRUCE KEENE
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: USDA Forest Service
Address: P.O. BOX 3623
City: Portland
State_or_Province: OR
Postal_Code: 97208
Country: USA
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: USDA Forest Service
Address: Northern Region Federal Building
Address: 200 East Broadway
City: Missoula
State_or_Province: MT
Postal_Code: 59807
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 503-326-2272
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 800-253-5559
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 503-326-5186
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 406-329-3347
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Data_Quality_Information:
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Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
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Logical_Consistency_Report:
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Completeness_Report:
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Lineage:
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
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Process_Date: Unknown
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: NIFC/NICC > National Interagency Coordination Center, National Interagency Fire Center
Contact_Person: NIFC EXTERNAL AFFAIRS OFFICE
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: National Interagency Fire Center
Address: External Affairs Office
Address: 3833 S. Development Ave.
City: Boise
State_or_Province: Idaho
Postal_Code: 83705
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 208-387-5512
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: NIFC_Comments@nifc.blm.gov
Resource_Description: MSU0027
Distribution_Liability:
Not Available
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: Not Available
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.nifc.gov/news/nicc.html
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.nifc.gov/
Access_Instructions:
National Interagency Fire Center information and links to maps
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.fs.fed.us/fire/
Access_Instructions:
USDA Forest Service, Fire and Aviation Management program
Fees: Not Available
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date:
Metadata_Review_Date: 20160127
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: GCMD User Support Office
Contact_Organization: NASA Global Change Master Directory
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Not Available
City: Lanham
State_or_Province: MD
Postal_Code: 20706
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: Not Available
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: gcmduso@gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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