WFDSS Current Calendar Year Fires

Last updated on 2/9/2014 11:43:53 AM.

Overview

The WFDSS Current Calendar Year Fires layer displays the fire perimeters entered into WFDSS from January 1st to the present for the current calendar year. Most recent, in this context, is defined as the perimeter with the most recent effective date.

Data Input

This layer includes all fire perimeters uploaded to or created in WFDSS for the current calendar year (January 1st through the current date). To view fires that were entered in WFDSS earlier than the current calendar year please view the decadinal breakouts under the Disturbance History/Historical Wildfires grouping in the layer tree.

WFDSS Current Calendar Year Fires GIS Team Contacts

The WFDSS application is "data rich". It requires data which is spatially oriented and graphically displays information to support wildland fire and other natural resource decisions. Due to the type and number of interagency spatial data sets required in April 2009 an interagency GIS Team was formed to provide data support for WFDSS. This Team is responsible for acquiring, consolidating, and validating their agency spatial and tabular data. In addition this team developed and maintained communications among local, regional, and national agency personnel to improve the collection process and provide explicit guidance on data needs. The members of the WFDSS GIS Team are:

Table 1: WFDSS GIS Team Contacts

WFDSS GIS Team Contacts

Andrew Bailey WFM RD&A Data Manager
208-387-5248
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Ben Butler
WFM RD&A GIS Specialist
208.991.4143
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Jill Kuenzi
USFS-NIFC
208.387.5283
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Joseph Kafka
BIA-NIFC
208.387.5572
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Cameron Tongier
USFWS-NIFC
208.387.5712
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Skip Edel
NPS-NIFC
303.969.2947
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Dianna Sampson
BLM-NIFC
208.387.5196
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Kristy Swartz BLM-NIFC 208.387.5326 send email

Jennifer L. Jenkins BLM-Alaska Fire Service 907.356.5587 send email