In mid-August 2018, deadly blazes across the western United States and Canada continued to destroy structures and disrupt the lives of millions of people. But you did not have to be close to the fires to witness its effects. These images show just how far across North America winds have carried the thick plumes of smoke.
Esri has published an interactive map of the California fires
From GEO Jobe GIS – Recall, recently we shared the story of how our friends and colleagues at Esri small business startup, Echosec, supported their lead developer in building a BC wildfire public information ArcGIS online resource in order to help keep the public informed and safe. Building on that and after searching for additional resources, the […]
In interesting story from BC, Canada where a Geotech developer, who happened to work for an Esri startup program member company, had a need to quickly mashup a resource to help inform the public about wildfire dangers and resources to inform and help keep citizens safe and out of harms way.
DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-3 satellite has captured images of the Wildfire in Fort McMurray Alberta Canada, see details below as shared by DigitalGlobe
The National Interagency Fire Center Migrates to the Esri Platform and Improves Situational Awareness
FireWhat, Inc. is a Geographic Information Systems and Technology Company, who maps emergency incidents and creates technologies, to track responders and assets in and out of the field. FireWhat? has implemented a system that is designed to bring situational awareness to the first responders and address the need for current in formation.
Those of you following the current wildfire situation in British Columbia, Canada as well as the smoky haze covering much of the Pacific NorthWest will find this of interest – enter the Story Map by Erin Philip, GIS analyst, Piers Consulting
This update comes via NASA / MODIS… Soccer fever gripped the U.S. at the same time as the smoke from Canadian wildfires gripped the skies over Vancouver, British Columbia.
The Collector app is being called a game changer by Oklahoma Forestry Services (OFS) as it becomes the first state agency in the nation to utilize it for wildfire initial attack. This new, cutting-edge app enhances fire situational awareness by pulling all of the information and tools needed to fight wildfires into one program. Collector, […]