These data are used to make highly accurate perimeter maps for firefighters and other emergency personnel but are generally updated only once every 12 hours. When users click on the map it will direct them to google maps which will show road closures and warnings if they re approaching an active fire the company says.
Fire perimeter and hot spot data.
California active fire maps google earth. A new feature on google search and maps will give users near real time information on wildfires in the us. Download active fire products from the moderate resolution imaging spectroradiometer and visible infrared imaging radiometer suite 375 m vnp14imgtdl nrt and vj114imgtdl nrt for the last 24 48 hours and 7 days in shapefile kml wms or text file formats viirs data complement modis fire detections but the improved spatial resolution of the 375 m data provides a greater response over fires. Fire perimeter data are generally collected by a combination of aerial sensors and on the ground information.
Fire data is available for download or can be viewed through a map interface. Make use of google earth s detailed globe by tilting the map to save a perfect 3d view or diving into street view for a 360 experience. Nasa lance fire information for resource management system provides near real time active fire data from modis and viirs to meet the needs of firefighters scientists and users interested in monitoring fires.
The fire map allows you to interactively browse global active fire detections and burned area from the modis and viirs instruments. On google maps people can see the same details as well as the fire boundary and can be notified if they are approaching an active blaze california wildfires newsletter get the bee s. Find local businesses view maps and get driving directions in google maps.
Nasa provides data that can be used to detect active fires and thermal anomalies such as volcanoes and gas flares. Discover fire and related data. There are two major types of current fire information.
Share your story with the world. Data from noaa satellites allows google to update wildfire boundaries on its maps hourly. Geospatial technology and applications center 125 south state street suite 7105 salt lake city ut 84138 voice.