Using Digital Maps for Rangelands Fire Management

The use of spatial (map) information to map, monitor, assess and report is key to informing strategic fire management planning and response operations; to maximise long term environmental and economic benefits, and to minimise detrimental impacts.

The links below explain some basic concepts underpinning the use of map data for rangelands fire management.

Using map data in the fire season

GIS and rangelands fire management

GIS Data

Satellite Images

Mapping hotspots and burnt areas

Software Types

Collecting Field Data