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NASA's Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS): Near Real-Time Global Fire Monitoring Using Data from MODIS and VIIRSNASA's Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS) provides near-real time active fire / hotspot products from MODIS and VIIRS to users in over 160 countries. The goal of FIRMS is to meet the needs of natural resource and protected area managers that face considerable challenges in obtaining timely satellite-derived information on fires burning within and around their management area. FIRMS has been reliably providing active fire / hotspot data in easy to use formats since its inception in 2006. Fire information is provided through a web map interface, email alerts, a web mapping service, and a range of downloadable files (SHP, CSV, KML and JSON). FIRMS data are used directly by end users and by brokers who take the data and add value to it before re-distributing it.FIRMS was initially developed by the University of Maryland in 2006; it was funded by the United Nations FAO and NASA's Applied sciences program under a NASA ROSES call. In 2012 FIRMS became integrated in to NASA's Land Atmosphere Near real-time Capability for EOS (LANCE); a virtual system that leverages NASAs existing science processing capabilities to deliver NRT data from ten instruments within 3 hours of satellite overpass. This presentation will describe the FIRMS system, provide an overview of the system, briefly describe some of the known applications and describe plans to further integrate the data in to NASA's Global Imagery Browse Services (GIBS) public mapping services and Worldview website.



Document ID
20190032007
Document Type
Presentation
Authors
Davies, Diane (Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI) Lanham, MD, United States)
Ederer, Greg (Global Science and Technology, Inc. Greenbelt, MD, United States)
Olsina, Otmar (Global Science and Technology, Inc. Greenbelt, MD, United States)
Wong, Minnie (Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI) Lanham, MD, United States)
Cechini, Matthew (Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI) Lanham, MD, United States)
Boller, Ryan (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD, United States)
Date Acquired
October 7, 2019
Publication Date
October 3, 2019
Subject Category
Earth Resources and Remote Sensing
Report/Patent Number
GSFC-E-DAA-TN73770
Meeting Information
EARSel Forest Fires SIG Workshop(Rome)
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NNG15HQ01C
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Public Use Permitted.
Keywords
active fire/hotspots
VIIRS

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