This page provides a map interface to Active Fires observed by:
Use the viewer to navigate to the area of interest and then click on any Active Fire feature to view the attribute information associated with that observation.
|Pan the map|
|Get details on a marker|
|Measure the distance between two points|
|Measure the area of a polygon|
|Get fire report on a point of interest. Where data is available, it includes:
|How do I navigate around the map?|
|There are several methods available for zooming in and out as well as panning:
While navigating the map, it is useful to know the current map scale. The scalebar is provided at the bottom right of the map. At the bottom left of the map, map coordinates of the mouse pointer are provided in Decimal Degrees.
|How do I change the available map layers?|
You can decide wich layers to view on the map by checking/unchecking the checkbox that is displayed next to each layer in the legend.
You can change the base layer (the layer drawn below all other layers) by clicking on the 'base layer' button on the toolbar at the top of the page.
|What is the coordinate system of the map?|
|The data is displayed using the 'Google spherical mercator' projection. For display purposes coordinates are shown as decimal degrees.|
|Can I view the Active Fires in Google Earth?|
|Yes, download the kml file for each Active Fire point layer from the following links:|
|What software did you use to create this site?|
This site is built using Free and Open Source Software technologies: