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Kim Kelly BIA NWRO GIS Specialist for Fuels, Preparedness, and WUI Programs and NWCC GACC GIS Coordinator (Oregon & Washington)

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1 Kim Kelly BIA NWRO GIS Specialist for Fuels, Preparedness, and WUI Programs and NWCC GACC GIS Coordinator (Oregon & Washington)

2 How GIS can Support the Northwest Regional Office Fuels and WUI Programs? NWROCoordinationOver-site General GIS Support NFPORS Fuels Accomplishments Agency Risk Assessment

3 GIS Support Northwest Regional Coordination & Over-site  Coordination Follow Northwest Forest PlanFollow Northwest Forest Plan Encourage Partnerships (Tribal, Federal, State, Local)Encourage Partnerships (Tribal, Federal, State, Local) Administer a GIS Survey to understand overall Tribal needs as they relate to the Fire, Fuels, and WUI Program.Administer a GIS Survey to understand overall Tribal needs as they relate to the Fire, Fuels, and WUI Program. Made some site visits this spring, would like to develop a comprehensive workplan with further input from other Tribes. Coordinate Regional Data Standards for common datasets.Coordinate Regional Data Standards for common datasets.(guidelines). Focus on Regional NeedsFocus on Regional Needs  Technical Review how National Applications can assist with making decisions at Reservation, Project, and Landscape Scale. Landfire - Farsite - FlamMap - MAGIS - NRIS InformsReview how National Applications can assist with making decisions at Reservation, Project, and Landscape Scale. Landfire - Farsite - FlamMap - MAGIS - NRIS InformsNWROCoordinationOver-site

4 GIS Support NFPORS Fuels Accomplishments Quality check Project Locations in NFPORSQuality check Project Locations in NFPORS (better lat/long input) Explore development of creating a tool interface to dynamically link NFPORS with GIS Datasets (point locations & treatment units and treatment polygons).Explore development of creating a tool interface to dynamically link NFPORS with GIS Datasets (point locations & treatment units and treatment polygons). Develop an internal process to implement creation ofDevelop an internal process to implement creation of treatment polygons for input into NFPORS. (GPS and heads up digitizing) There are some possibilities to do a pilot test with the USGS to:There are some possibilities to do a pilot test with the USGS to: 1) Uploading Treatments via the internet (ArcIms). 1) Uploading Treatments via the internet (ArcIms). 2) Using ArcIms as a GIS Web Service to link directly to the NFPORS polygon and database information. NFPORS Fuels Accomplishments

5 GIS Support Agency Risk Assessment (Local Support) Planning – Develop 5 – 10 Year Treatment PlanPlanning – Develop 5 – 10 Year Treatment Plan at Risk, FRCC, Fire Behavior Modeling (Landfire, Farsite etc). at Risk, FRCC, Fire Behavior Modeling (Landfire, Farsite etc). RAWS - GIS Link to RAWS ObservationsRAWS - GIS Link to RAWS Observations FPA – Become involved with the Fuels Module DevelopmentFPA – Become involved with the Fuels Module Development Agency Risk Assessment

6 General GIS Support Training OpportunitiesTraining Opportunities Tools DevelopmentTools Development Process DevelopmentProcess Development Communication/CoordinationCommunication/Coordination Helpful Links to tools and GIS support informationHelpful Links to tools and GIS support information Help acquire datasets from a Regional LevelHelp acquire datasets from a Regional Level Act as NWR BIA Representative for LandfireAct as NWR BIA Representative for Landfire General GIS Support

7 Contact Info: Kim Kelly


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