1. Earth Observation Data
  2. LANCE: NASA Near Real-Time Data and Imagery
  3. Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS)

Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS)

NASA logo The Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS) distributes Near Real-Time (NRT) active fire data within 3 hours of satellite observation from both the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) and the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS).

The active fire / hotspot data can be viewed in FIRMS Fire Map or in NASA’s Worldview , delivered as email alerts or downloaded in the following formats: SHP, KML, TXT, WMS

FIRMS is part of NASA’s Land, Atmosphere Near real-time Capability for EOS (LANCE).