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Fireshed Registry: Project Area (Feature Layer)

Metadata Updated: September 29, 2023

The Fireshed Registry is a geospatial dashboard and decision tool built to organize information about wildfire transmission to communities and monitor progress towards risk reduction for communities from management investments. The concept behind the Fireshed Registry is to identify and map the source of risk rather than what is at risk across all lands in the conterminous United States. While the Fireshed Registry was organized around mapping the source of fire risk to communities, the framework does not preclude the assessment of other resource management priorities and trends such as water, fish and aquatic or wildlife habitat, or recreation. The Fireshed Registry is also a multi-scale decision tool for quantifying, prioritizing, and geospatially displaying wildfire transmission to buildings in adjacent or nearby communities. Fireshed areas in the Fireshed Registry are approximately 250,000 acre accounting units that are delineated based on a smoothed building exposure map of the conterminous United States. These boundaries were created by dividing up the landscape into regular-sized units that represent similar source levels of community exposure to wildfire risk. Project areas are approximately 25,000 acre accounting units nested within firesheds. This data publication includes a geodatabase that contains for both fireshed and project areas: boundaries, size, total annual number of buildings inside and outside of the area exposed by wildfires ignited within the area (based on 2010 housing unit data and 2014 fuels conditions), and percent of the area that has been disturbed since 2014 (2015-2018).Metadata and Downloads

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: Creative Commons Attribution

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Metadata Created Date November 3, 2022
Metadata Updated Date September 29, 2023

Metadata Source

Harvested from USDA JSON

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 3, 2022
Metadata Updated Date September 29, 2023
Publisher U.S. Forest Service
Data First Published 2022-05-12
Data Last Modified 2022-08-25
Category geospatial
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 005:96
Metadata Context
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Harvest Source Title USDA JSON
Homepage URL
Metadata Type geospatial
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Program Code 005:059
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Source Schema Version 1.1
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