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Fire Science: Wildfire Monitoring and Prediction

Fire Imaging: Warm Fire
Warm Fire, Coconino County, AZ
20 June 2006

As viewed by the FireMapper 2 ™ Thermal-Imaging Radiometer
-data collected by the Bureau of Land Management aircraft N30W-

Thermal Mosaic
Plan view of fire shown on shaded relief map.

View this image of the Warm Fire as a Google Earth overlay.

Local Area Map
for this fire (Google Maps)

Incident information from InciWeb

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Current Image: Thermal mosaic
Ground surface temperatures as viewed from above at 11.9 micrometers wavelength on 20 June 2006, at 6:11 to 6:15 pm MDT.

This imagery shows variation in background temperature because the instrument temperature had not yet stabiized after the aircraft reached altitude.


Image 1: Mosaic
Plan view of fire shown on 1:24k topo map (DRG).

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Archives of past fires: 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001

Forest mapping: 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001

FireMapper™ Specifications: Instrument

FireMapper™ References: Publications

FireMapper™ Tools- image analysis software: ftp downloads page

For Further Information: contact Dr. Philip J. Riggan


FireMapper™ has been developed through a Research Joint Venture with Space Instruments, Inc., and support from the National Fire Plan, Forest Service International Programs, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Joint Fire Sciences Program, and the U.S. Agency for International Development.
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 Last Modified: 2006-07-27