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To use the map view:

  1. Navigate to the map view in one of the following ways:
    • Click the Intelligence tab. The map appears showing existing incidents, according to the preferences you defined.
    • Incident List > select an incident > click Assess Situation. The map appears with the selected incident marked.
    • Analysis List > select an analysis > click View Landscape. For geospatial analyses, the map appears showing the analysis results (e.g., FSPro shows the fire spread probability on the landscape.
  2. To upload shapes, click the Menu tab > Shape Upload. (See Uploading Shapes for instructions.)
  3. To select the map layers you want to view and to see the map legend, click the Map tab > mark/unmark the appropriate checkboxes for the map layers you want to view. (Clicking the + sign next to the layer name expands the tree view.)

    Note: If the layer you want to use doesn't appear in the layer list, make sure you've selected it in your system preferences. If you don't see anything change on the map when you turn on a layer, try zooming in.

  4. To view details about the incident or analysis, click the Info tab. The incident/analysis details appear in the left pane. You can also view weather forecasts, values inventories, and other information related to the incident/analysis.
  5. To save map images, click the Info tab, then name and save the map image. (See Capturing Map Images for more details.)

Last updated on 12/12/2011 12:17:17 PM.

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Using the Map View


Field Descriptions

Glossary Resources

Spatial Data Reference

Landscape Data Source Reference

Relative Risk Reference

Organization Assessment Reference

Fire Behavior Reference

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