Global Fire Information Management System


Latest updates on GFIMS website [Rome, 01-02-2011]
Monthly MODIS Burned Area images are now available for viewing in Web Fire Mapper. Please visit the background page for more information regarding the burned area product.

Country statistics on active fires: 2000 - current [Rome, Aug-Dec 2010]
More than 20 countries in Africa were processed to generate maps, statistics and data in various formats, slides, excel, and GIS: Angola, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Republic of Guinea, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, and Zambia.

Updated GFIMS website [Rome, 29-03-2010]
GFIMS has updated the website to reflect changes with our WMS, KML, and shapefile offerings of the MODIS active fire/hotspot data. These services are now based on our open source mapping system. We hope these services will be robust and stable. Click HERE to access the new WMS service, click HERE to access the new shapefiles and click HERE for the KML.

GOFC-GOLD Fire Implementation Team Workshop, ESA ESRIN, Frascati, Italy. [23/25-03-2010]
The workshop of the GOFC-GOLD Fire Implementation Team just closed. It aimed to provide an update of past activities, current status and future plan concerning fire related products and activities. The scientific community, data providers, and end users were brought together to discuss main topics such as fire products and data continuity, global and regional fire information systems, global intitiatives (FAO's Forest Resources Assessment, UN-REDD, etc..), regional networks and Essential Climate Variables (fire). Soon GOFC-GOLD secretariat will produce a report and digital files (publications/presentations) submitted during the workshop.

Phasing out of the ArcIMS version of Web Fire Mapper [01-01-2010]
GFIMS will be phasing out the ArcIMS version of the Web Fire Mapper within the next few months. Please use the open source version of Web Fire Mapper.