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Week 8: Monitoring Fires

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Use Fire Data to Review My World Basics

In this first section of Week 8, you'll review some of the basic GIS skills you have learned, including turning layers on and off, zooming and panning within them, and working with the data tables linked to the map.

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Download Geographic Data About Fires

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Launch My World and Open the Aspen Fire Project

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Explore the Data Layers of the Aspen Fire project

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Investigate Tables of Layers in the Aspen Fire Project

Open and investigate several of the Table of Layers for data layers in the project. As you investigate these layers and their data, think of questions that you might be interested in exploring further, such as: "How did the fire spread?" or "Where was the greatest damage?"

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Investigate the Daily Fire Perimeter layer

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Investigate the Burn Severity layer

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Investigate the Fire Temperature layer

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Explore More If You Have Time

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Resources

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Movies on this Page

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How to download movies

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Flash Video Versions

Download these versions to play on your computer. You'll need an appropriate movie player to view the file, such as Flash Player, Real Player (Mac / Win), or Adobe Media Player.

Movie Icon Exploring Map Layers in My World

Movie Icon Exploring the Daily Fire Perimeter Layer in My World

Movie Icon Exploring the Fire Severity and Fire Temperature layers in MyWorld

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iPod Versions

Download these version to play on your iPod or iPhone.

Movie Icon Exploring Map Layers in My World

Movie Icon Exploring the Daily Fire Perimeter Layer in My World

Movie Icon Exploring the Fire Severity and Fire Temperature Layers in My World


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