Global Forest Watch Fires: A Near Real Time Fire Monitoring Platform
Track: Wildland Fire Management
Authors: Susan Minnemeyer
Global Forest Watch Fires (GFW Fires) is an online platform for monitoring and responding to forest and land fires. GFW Fires combines satellite data from NASA’s Active Fires system and other sources with contextual data to track fire activity and related impacts. Fire alerts and a near real time Fire Report provide insights for fire monitoring and response.