Explore the state of forests worldwide by analyzing tree cover change on gfw s interactive global forest map using satellite data. By the visual and data journalism team bbc news.
Learn about deforestation rates and other land use practices forest fires forest communities biodiversity and much more.
Fires in canada map 2020. There are 21 wildfires currently burning in british columbia with the majority now. Twenty three fires were still active as of september 17. Many of the fires are in california where fire officials have said more than 17 000 firefighters are battling more than 20 major blazes.
Zoom in and out on the map and hover over a dot for more information on a specific wildfire. A search in the wildfire dashboard for the western canadian province of british columbia one of the country s most fire prone regions shows that 628 fires began during the 2020 season starting on april 1. When the map is in focus use the arrow keys to pan the map and the plus and minus keys to zoom.
File in this sept. 11 2020 file photo an american flag on top the space needle was lowered to half staff today by the seattle fire department to remember those who lost their lives on 9 11. Wildfire map for the current 2020 season.
2020 below is postmedia s b c. World wildfires ontario fire map some 39 forest fires continue to burn in ontario canada this week according to the ministry of natural resources and forestry. And with no rain forecast the state remains dry and ripe.
Us canada selected. 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. As wildfire season winds down for 2020 we will no longer be updating this story unless conditions change.
Fire data is available for download or can be viewed through a map interface. The arrow keys will not pan the map when zoomed to the map extent. California and oregon 2020 wildfires in maps graphics and images.