Monitoring Trends in Burn Severity Conterminous United States

Metadata Updated: August 7, 2019

Burn severity layers are thematic images depicting severity as unburned to low, low, moderate, high, and increased greenness (increased post-fire vegetation response). The layer may also have a sixth class representing a mask for clouds, shadows, large water bodies, or other features on the landscape that erroneously affect the severity classification. This data has been prepared as part of the Monitoring Trends in Burn Severity (MTBS) project. Due to the lack of comprehensive fire reporting information and quality Landsat imagery, burn severity for all targeted MTBS fires are not available. Additionally, the availability of burn severity data for fires occurring in the current and previous calendar year is variable since these data are currently in production and released on an intermittent basis by the MTBS project.

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Metadata Created Date August 7, 2019
Metadata Updated Date August 7, 2019

Metadata Source

Harvested from USDA JSON

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date August 7, 2019
Metadata Updated Date August 7, 2019
Publisher U.S. Forest Service
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Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 005:96
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Harvest Source Id 50ca39af-9ddb-466d-8cf3-84d67a204346
Harvest Source Title USDA JSON
Data First Published 2017-06-08
Homepage URL
Metadata Type geospatial
Data Last Modified 2019-06-17
Program Code 005:059
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Source Hash 7504f522ae0fa249d4e23d7fd60e2e44534f866c
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial -127.035,24.367,-73.949,49.724
Category geospatial, National Geospatial Data Asset, NGDA, Land Use Land Cover Theme

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