Geospatial Multi-Agency Coordination (GeoMAC)

USGS; National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC); National Weather Service and Bureau of Land Management at NIFC; Remote Sensing Applications Center (RSAC, USFS); U.S. Forest Service (USFS); Bureau of Land Management (BLM); National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC, NOAA)

This site provided by the USGS features GeoMAC, an internet-based mapping tool that fire managers and the public can use to access online maps of current fire locations and perimeters in the conterminous 48 States and Alaska. To pinpoint affected areas, information can be downloaded with a standard web browser. The site also has a users' guide.

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Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Wildfires, Biology, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Maps, Datasets and Tools:Datasets with Tools, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Special Interest: Visualization, Hazards
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Atmospheric Science, Teach the Earth:Teaching Environments:Intro Geoscience, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Hazards
Data Derived: Data Derived
Data Source: Real-Time Data, Observational Data
Earth System Topics: Human Dimensions:Natural Hazards
Science Background Required: Broadly accessible
Topics: Climate, Biosphere:Ecology