Learn about deforestation rates and other land use practices forest fires forest communities biodiversity and much more. 2020 wildfire maps collection.
This lightning caused fire remains an estimated 1 142 hectares in size and is located in the slocan valley about 3 5 kilometres northwest of highway 6 and about 30 km north of castlegar.
North america forest fire map 2020. This map contains live feed sources for us current wildfire locations and perimeters viirs and modis hot spots wildfire conditions red flag warnings and wildfire potential each of these layers provides insight into where a fire is located its intensity and the surrounding areas susceptibility to wildfire. 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 and smoke map shows fine particulate 2 5 micron pm 2 5 pollution data obtained from air quality monitors and sensors information is shown on both the epa s air quality index scale using the nowcast aqi algorithm and also as hourly pm 2 5 concentration values.
Explore the state of forests worldwide by analyzing tree cover change on gfw s interactive global forest map using satellite data. Current structure status map of the woolsey fire in california maintained by ventura county sheriff s office of emergency services. Fire data is available for download or can be viewed through a map interface.
Interactive real time wildfire map for the united states including california oregon washington idaho arizona and others. See current wildfires and wildfire perimeters on the fire weather avalanche center wildfire map. Storymaps communicating the important information about the recent fires.
The fire maps show the locations of actively burning fires around the world on a monthly basis based on observations from the moderate resolution imaging spectroradiometer on nasa s terra satellite. For low cost sensor data a correction equation is also applied to mitigate bias in the sensor data. In 2020 the western united states experienced a series of major wildfires severe august thunderstorms ignited numerous wildfires across california oregon and washington followed in early september by additional ignitions across the west coast fanned by strong gusty winds and fueled by hot dry terrains many of the fires exploded and coalesced into record breaking megafires burning more.
The colors are based on a count of the number not size of fires observed within a 1 000 square kilometer area.