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Querying the Landscape Data

Knowing what types of fuel types are in a fire area helps you determine fire behavior potential for an incident. From the Situation Map, you can query the fire area to determine the following information for a selected point:

The landscape data source selected as the default on the incident information page is the source of the landscape data provided by the query.

To Query the Landscape Data:

  1. From the Incident List, select the incident for which you would like to query the landscape data.
  2. Click Situation Assessment. The Situation map appears.
  3. Click the Info tab, and the Information pane appears.
  4. Select the I Icon icon, and then left click in the fire area. A small yellow circle appears where you clicked, and landscape data for that point appears in the Information pane on the left.
  5. Click around the immediate fire area to determine in what fuel models the fires is currently burning.

Last updated on 9/16/2016 11:23:51 AM.

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Maps and Shapes

To query the Landscape Data:

See Also

About Maps

Using the Map View

About Shapes

About Analysis Shape Files (STFB, NTFB, FSPro)

Deleting Shapes

Drawing Shapes on the Map

About Planning Areas

Subscribing to Planning Area Notifications

Creating a Planning Area

Drawing a Landscape Extent

Creating a Barrier

Creating an Analysis Ignition File

Merging Two Shapes

Uploading Shapes

Creating a Landscape Mask

About Images

Uploading Images

Capturing Map Images

Downloading National Data Layers

Downloading Incident Shapes

Downloading Fire Perimeters

Viewing Shapes

Viewing Unit Shapes on a Map

Viewing, Copying or Downloading Feature Information

Copying Feature Information

Downloading Feature Information

Viewing Smoke Dispersion Information

Viewing the Fire Danger Rating Graph

Saving Fire Danger Rating Graphs to Incident Content

Viewing Strategic Objectives


Field Descriptions

Glossary Resources

Spatial Data Reference

Landscape Data Source Reference

Relative Risk Reference

Organization Assessment Reference

Fire Behavior Reference

About the WFDSS Decision Editors