Welcome to the Geospatial Subcommittee ( GSC)
website and clearinghouse!
This is a coordinated point of contact dedicated to providing high-quality information and expertise on the use of geospatial data, standard, applications, and processes in support of interagency wildland fire management.
THROUGH SHARING INFORMATION the GSC is committed to improving fire safety and wildland fire management by:
- Supporting all wildland fire activities including planning, incident management, education and prescribed fires
- Developing and recommending wildland fire geospatial data standards
- Encouraging the use of geospatial technology in wildland fire management
- Sharing geospatial information through workshops, conferences and training
*Firefighter Math training is now available through NWCG (7/15/2013):
This training has units that deal with mapping and latitude/longitude locations. For more information visit FirefighterMath: Self-Paced Math Course.
GSTOP (Geographic Information System Standard Operating Procedures):
2013 Fire Season GISS Webinars
The objective of these webinars is to inform wildland fire incident GIS resource people about the status of
topics impacting the support of incidents in 2013. Welcome to attend are GIS Specialists (GISS) GISS Trainees,
and Situation Unit leaders.
Wildland Fire GDB Standards
Announcing the GSC Map Gallery!
Have you created a map product on an incident utilizing the Standards and that you would like to share? Send it in to us, and we will post the best ones!
Visit the Map Gallery page to see previous years examples and for more information about how to submit a map.
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