Canadian Wildland Fire Information System (CWFIS)

Alternative titleSystème canadien d'information sur les feux de végétation
DatacenterNatural Resources Canada
TypeData set
SubjectForestry
AbstractThe Large Fire Database (LFDB) is a compilation of forest fire data from all Canadian agencies, including provinces, territories, and Parks Canada. The data set includes only fires greater than 200 hectares in final size; these represent only a few percent of all fires but account for most of the area burned (usually more than 97%). Therefore, the LFDB can be used for spatial and temporal analyses of landscape-scale fire impacts. For information on smaller fires (up to 200 ha in final size), please contact individual fire agencies. Links to other agencies can be found through the Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre (CIFFC).
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Record identifier275c5732-67ff-40a2-a537-9ed8a955a53b
Record created2013-07-25
Record modified2014-01-13
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