Presentation on theme: "NWCG Geospatial Sub Committee GISS Webinar Wednesday March 6, 2013 1:00 PM Eastern Noon Central 11:00 AM Mountain 10:00 Pacific National Wildfire Coordinating."— Presentation transcript:
NWCG Geospatial Sub Committee GISS Webinar Wednesday March 6, :00 PM Eastern Noon Central 11:00 AM Mountain 10:00 Pacific National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) Geospatial Subcommittee (GSC)
Moderator Emmor Nile Oregon Department of Forestry National Wildfire Coordinating Group Geospatial Training Unit Chair
Today’s Presenters Emmor Nile, OR Dept. Forestry Sean Triplett, USFS NIFC Andy Wilson, USFS Kathie Hansen, NPS Cameron Tongier, FWS NIFC Lance Brady, BLM NOC Joe Kafka, BIA NIFC Sue Leverette, FL Dept. Forestry Lorri Peltz-Lewis, USFS Andrew Bailey, DOI WFM Liz Lile, USGS Dale Guenther, USFS
Introduction and objectives Sean Triplett USFS Fire & Aviation, Boise
Geospatial Resource Deployments
Objective: To inform wildland fire incident GIS resource people about the status of topics impacting the 2013 fire season. Overview: Sponsored by Geospatial Sub Committee (GSC) Questions submitted via One hour in length Qualified GISS and GISS-T invited Situation unit leaders invited Webinar recording to be posted at gis.nwcg.gov
States ArcGIS Status Sue Leverette, Florida 10 –WI, KY, TX, LA, AL, NC, VA, FL, SC – GA, OK, MI, OH, VA, MS 9.3 – MN 9.2 – AR
All western states are planning on using ArcGIS 10.x in ID, NV, AK, AZ, OR – 10.1 WA, UT – CA, NM – CO, MT, HI – John Watermolen, Nevada
ArcGIS in 2013 Poll
FIMT for version 10.1 status Sean Triplett
Technology Rentals Lorri Peltz-Lewis USFS R5, California Companies under contract with Region 5 – out for contractor review – includes: Computers (GISS & Basic), Plotter, Printer, Scanners, etc. GISS Computer: Win7 (64-bit), Intel i7, 16 GB RAM, 1280x960 resolution, Ethernet/WiFi/Bluetooth, etc. GISS Software: ArcGIS 10.1 SP1, 10 licenses, FIMT, DNR Garmin (both), xTools, CALFIRE Tools, Google Earth, etc.
Technology Rentals Lorri Peltz-Lewis USFS R5, California Plotter – 36” min, postscript, 4-color ink, max memory, cables, etc. 1 new set of consumables (ink, paper, waste), recycled items not acceptable. Printer – 3 types – monochrome, all-in-one, color laser; All include cables, drivers (Win7 & WinXP Pro), Ethernet/USB, 1 full set consumables (recycled items not acceptable) Options include WiFi & print from mobile device Color Laser - 11x17” min.
Technology Rentals Lorri Peltz-Lewis USFS R5, California Scanners – pagesize only at this time, can include large format in future. Networking – switches, routers, cables Peripheral Devices – NAS, USB Keypads, can add to… Others - LCD Monitors & LCD Projector THXS to everyone that provided input – input welcome! Mid-season modifications are possible! Full list of specifications available –
Garmin GPS Status Local 1-2 day courses planned for GPS for Fire Mgmt & ICS: Garmin GPSMAP 60C and 76C MN DNR Garmin “Next Generation” GPSMAP 78/62 downloading options guide (GPX) Job aids for local training and specific receiver use, mobile device use in development
GIS STandard Operating Procedures on Incidents Originally published by NWCG in GSTOP Field Review 2013 GSTOP DRAFT completed & awaiting NWCG approval 2013 S-341 class content changes Final publication will change GISS PTB
Incident GIS Support services FTP.NIFC.GOVFTP.NIFC.GOV New! NWCG Data Standards Web Page Updates
NIFC Fire Enterprise Geospatial Portal (EGP)
EGP = Five Windows Into the Same Data Enterprise Fire Data Under One Roof Provides Viewer Agnostic Access to Authoritative Fire Data Your Viewer
Accounts? Sean Triplett – Jill Kuenzi – EGP = Authoritative Fire data + Visualization + Analytics
An interagency, web-based system that provides decision support tools and fire spread models, supporting decision documentation to assist fire managers and agency administrators in making strategic decisions for all federal wildland fire incidents. W ildland F ire D ecision S upport S ystem Update (Andrew Bailey, DOI - WFM RD&A)
GIS and WFDSS If you do not have a WFDSS account request an account as a “Viewer”. This will give you read access to WFDSS. Non-Fed Government employees will have to take USFS IT Security Training- Geographic Area (GA) Editor can sponsor state users. Incident data can be downloaded in KMZ or shapefile format including any perimeters that are in the system.
GIS and WFDSS As in the past you will be asked to support FBAN’s, LTAN’s, and other staff who use WFDSS to accomplish their work instead of desktop software. Be prepared to support with files such as Fuels, Physical Geography, Fuel Treatments, Perimeters, Barriers (Dozer line), etc. When providing IR perimeters for upload to WFDSS, it is best to separate hotspot data from incident perimeters into separate, clearly named zip files. WFDSS users should upload hotspots as ignition sources, and perimeters as perimeters. Requests for data for use in WFDSS may also come from Agency Administrators; they are the primary user and customer.
SOP – Chapter 7 - Data Archiving and Sharing Specifications state: The primary datasets that need to be shared on a daily basis are the fire perimeter and fireline data layers. Post these data on a designated ftp site (e.g., ftp://ftp.nifc.gov) or Web site.
Inciweb (www.inciweb.org)www.inciweb.org Users of the GeoMAC perimeter database: Inciweb Interior Operations Center News Agencies Red Cross Academia RDDS NHSS State EOCs Joe Public
How you can help: Post perimeters on the ftp site ftp.nifc.gov Standardize the directory structure Use standard shapefile format Adhere to the NWCG Daily Fire Perimeter Standard Provide accurate coordinates in the 209 Comments, questions?
Rapid Data Delivery System - RDDS Web-enabled data viewer for the preview and downloading of raster data. Users can quickly specify area of interest (AOI) and then download the selected raster data directly to their desktop. Incident Support Layers Active Earthquakes > 4 magnitude Active Volcanoes Active Wildfires Active Wildfire Perimeters Historic Fire Perimeters (2001-current) Thermal MODIS Remote Automated Weather Stations Downloadable Raster Products Ortho Imagery Digital Raster Graphics (24k/100k topo) Shaded Relief Digital Elevation Models Terrestrial Ecosystems (U.S./Africa)
Training, S-341 Emmor Nile, Oregon Geospatial Training Unit (GTU) chartered under GSC classes: April 2-4, Albany, NY (Eastern GACC) May 7-9, Omaha, NE (Rocky Mountain GACC)