Web Services

FIRMS fire-based maps (images) are offered through Web Map Service (WMS) and WMS with time support (WMS-Time).
Supported projections: Lat-long projection (EPSG:4326) and Web Mercator projection (EPSG:3857 or 900913).

* To use WMS and WMS-Time, please request free MAP_KEY
Get MAP_KEY

To check the number of available map transactions:

/web-services/mapkey_status.php?MAP_KEY=YOUR_MAP_KEY


Ingest FIRMS WMS into ArcGIS and customize the symbols

Ingest FIRMS WMS into QGIS and customize the symbols


Users that require large transaction rate (+1000s/minute) should consider:


Customization:

COLORS=R+G+B or COLORS=R G B - where R,G,B=[0..255]; ex: COLORS=220+120+120 or COLORS=220 120 120
SIZE=N - where N = [1..100]; ex: SIZE=5
SYMBOLS=circle,square,... - see Supported symbols below

Supported symbols:

circle, circle-uf, cross, square, square-uf, triangle, triangle-uf, utriangle, utriangle-uf
* uf - unfilled center

Example: https://firms.modaps.eosdis.nasa.gov/wms/key/YourMapKey/?REQUEST=GetMap&layers=fires_viirs_24,fires_modis_24&WIDTH=1024&HEIGHT=512&symbols=triangle,triangle&colors=240+40+40,250+200+50&size=5,2&BBOX=-180,-90,180,90

Or previous implementation (still supported): https://firms.modaps.eosdis.nasa.gov/wms/?REQUEST=GetMap&layers=fires_viirs_24,fires_modis_24&WIDTH=1024&HEIGHT=512&symbols=triangle,triangle&colors=240+40+40,250+200+50&size=5,2&BBOX=-180,-90,180,90&MAP_KEY=YourMapKey

Map server layer details:

GetCapabilities


WMS

To use the service request free MAP_KEY

FIRMS WMS allows you access FIRMS Active Fire Hotspots for the past 24, 48, 72 hours and 7 days. The WMS are updated once every 15 mins.

Examples

Lat/Long (EPSG:4326) Mercator (EPSG:3857)
MODIS 1km MODIS 1km
VIIRS 375m VIIRS 375m
MODIS & VIIRS - custom MODIS & VIIRS - custom

WMS-Time

To use the service request free MAP_KEY

WMS-Time allows you to access FIRMS Active Fire Hotspots for a date range up to 31 days. With WMS-Time, you can specifiy a "TIME" parameter to obtain fire hotspots for multiple dates (e.g. 2020-01-01/2020-01-10) or a specific date-time range (2020-01-01 00:45/2020-01-01 10:30).

"TIME" parameter supports the following formats: (* seconds are not used and will be ignored. Kept for compatibility)
YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SSZ
YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SS
YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS
YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM
YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM
YYYY-MM-DD

For a single day: "TIME=2020-01-01" or "TIME=2020-01-01/2020-01-01"
For 2 days (48 hrs): "TIME=2020-01-01/2020-01-02"

Please note: WMS-Time currently supports only up to 31 days per request. Also, if there is no data for the specified date, a blank image will be returned.

Time Based Layers

MODISVIIRS
fires_modis
fires_terra
fires_aqua
fires_viirs
fires_viirs_snpp
fires_viirs_noaa20

Examples

Lat/Long (EPSG:4326) Mercator (EPSG:3857)
MODIS 1km [2020-01-01 .. 2020-01-10] MODIS 1km
VIIRS 375m [2020-01-01 21:30 .. 2020-01-02 03:25] VIIRS 375m
MODIS & VIIRS - custom MODIS & VIIRS - custom

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