Web Services

NOTE: Due to large demand WMS is temporarily unavailable.

To access fire data as WMTS please use https://worldview.earthdata.nasa.gov/
Details are available at https://wiki.earthdata.nasa.gov/display/GIBS/

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).

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

Map server layer details:

GetCapabilities


WMS

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

VIIRS Layers Available

  • fires_viirs_24
  • fires_viirs_48
  • fires_viirs_72
  • fires_viirs_7

MODIS Layers Available

  • fires_modis_24
  • fires_modis_48
  • fires_modis_72
  • fires_modis_7

MODIS-Aqua Layers Available

  • fires_aqua_24
  • fires_aqua_48
  • fires_aqua_72
  • fires_aqua_7

MODIS-Terra Layers Available

  • fires_terra_24
  • fires_terra_48
  • fires_terra_72
  • fires_terra_7

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

WMS-Time

WMS-Time allows you access FIRMS Active Fire Hotspots for a date range up to 31 days. With WMS-Time, you can specifiy a "TIME" parameter, in the format YYYY-mm-dd (e.g. 2017-03-01/2017-03-31) to obtain fire points for a specific date range.

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.

Layers Available

  • fires_modis
  • fires_terra
  • fires_aqua
  • fires_viirs
Lat/Long (EPSG:4326) Example Mercator (EPSG:3857) Example
MODIS 1km MODIS 1km
VIIRS 375m VIIRS 375m
MODIS & VIIRS - custom MODIS & VIIRS - custom