MTBS has published 353 newly mapped 2019 fires for 13 western states including HI and AK. This release also includes new releases of 590 historical fires for 2000 – 2017. With this release, the published MTBS data record now spans 1984 through 2019 and includes 26,557 records.
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MTBS is pleased to announce the release of the MTBS Data Explorer. The MTBS Data Explorer is a Google Earth Engine-based application that enables users to easily explore and visualize the entire MTBS burn severity data archive. It also provides capabilities to filter burn severity data by user-defined spatial and temporal extents, generates on the fly computations and tabular and graphic summaries of burn severity statistics and trends, and integrates several contextual datasets for burn severity analys
MTBS has released the remaining 716 fire mappings for 2018, bringing the total release for 2018 fires to 1,129. This release also includes a comprehensive reprocessing of the entire MTBS archive (1984 through 2018) to introduce consistent vector attribution and metadata updates, plus an additional 1540 new fire mappings and dozens of revisions to previously mapped fires spanning the archive. With this data release to MTBS.gov, the total number of fires mapped by the project increases to 25,614.