GeoMAC: Geospatial Multi-Agency Coordination

Gregory Bald Wildfire 1992

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  • Maps and Visualizations

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United States Geological Survey (USGS)

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In order to give fire managers near real-time information, fire perimeter data is updated daily based upon input from incident intelligence sources, GPS data, infrared (IR) imagery from fixed wing and satellite platforms. The GeoMAC website allows users in remote locations to manipulate map information displays, zoom in and out to display fire information at various scales and detail, and print hard copy maps for use in fire information and media briefings, dispatch offices, and coordination centers.

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No

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