Common Data Layers in Intterra

A fair sampling of typical national data is listed along with a description

Common, but non-editable, data layers in Intterra vary from customer to customer.  That being said, a fair sampling of typical national data is listed here (along with a brief description).

Layer Name Description Source Update Frequency
Active Incidents (IRWIN) Displays the current locations of all active fires. Integrated Reporting of Wildland-Fire Information (IRWIN) Every 30 Minutes
Briefing Tool Combines data added in the system via Operations Incidents and data from IRWIN. Multiple When edited
Building Footprints Version 2. Computer generated building footprints derived using computer vision algorithms on satellite imagery.  The vintage depends on data of imagery. More. Microsoft n/a
Current Wildland Fire Locations to Date  Point locations for all reported wildland fires in the United States in the current year to date. More. NIFC WFIGS 5 minutes

Current Year Wildland Fire Perimeters to Date 

Best available perimeters for all reported wildland fires in the United States in the current year to date. More NIFC WFIGS 5 minutes.  Source may take up to 15 minutes to display.
Digital Vertical Obstructions Displays vertical obstructions that are pertinent to aviation operations. Fire Aviation Management EGP Bi-Annually (or pending updates)
EJScreen Demographics Demographic information to identify vulnerable population based on minority, low-income, age, education, and linguistic isolation. Demographic Index  - Is an average of  % minority and % low-income.  More. EPA Annually
GACC Boundaries/Regions Displays the boundaries of the 7 GACC regions Fire Aviation Management EGP Annually (or pending updates)

Historical Fire Data 

Displays fire perimeters of previous year's fires by decade WFDSS Annually (or pending updates)
Housing Unit Density Housing units per square kilometer. Generated from the U.S. Census Bureau, building footprint data from Microsoft, and land cover data from LANDFIRE. 2018 data. More. USFS Wildfire Risk to Communities n/a
IgPoint  Space borne sensor that displays thermal and cloud cover data. USFS RSAC Every 30 minutes
Interagency Fuels Treatments Integrated Interagency Fuels Treatments from USFS and DOI. Fire Aviation Management EGP Annually (or pending updates)
Lightning Displays lightning strikes and densities. BLM Lightning services displayed by elapsed time and positive/negative polarity. Fire Aviation Management EGP/BLM Every 2 minutes
Military Training Routes Displays the navigational routes of military training flight operations. Fire & Aviation Management EGP Annually (or pending updates)
MODIS/VIIRS Detection Spaceborne sensors used to scan the Earth’s surface for fires.  Three satellites pass over a location each day and night. USFS RSAC Every 30 Minutes
National Fire Guard Detections Wildfire detection and monitoring for areas of heat (not fire perimeters). Relies on a program called Firefly to provide FireGuard analysts with a set of wildfire monitoring capabilities from multiple data sources.  Fire & Aviation Management EGP, DOD and States Varies, as often as 15 minutes
National Fire History Perimeters of prior fires. Wildland Fire Decision Support System (WFDSS) Annually (or pending updates)
National Incident Feature Service (NIFS) Shared near-real time incident mapping. The 'Approved' version is the same as displayed in the EGP and includes only features that have been approved and set of cooperator or public sharing. Fire Aviation Management EGP When edits occur
NowCoast NEXRAD Radar Next generation RADAR (wsr-88d) displays precipitation and wind. nowCOAST™ map service, NOAA The radar scan times 4.5, 5, 6 or 10 minutes.
NIROPS Scanner Requests Polygons showing areas for which infrared imagery has been requested from National Infrared Operations. National Predictive Services Group (NPSG) Every 60 minutes
NowCoast Precip Forecast Amount of precipitation forecast to occur at a location within a specified 6-hour time period. nowCOAST™ map service, NOAA From minutes to once per day
NowCoast Rainfall Estimates Radar-only based quantitative precipitation analyses for 1, 3, 6, 12, 24, 48, 72-hour time periods nowCOAST™ map service, NOAA From minutes to once per day
NowCoast SurfaceObs Latest surface weather and marine weather observations at observing sites nowCOAST™ map service, NOAA Update frequency varies
PLSS Reference Grid Public Land Survey System (PLSS). BLM/USFS Annually (or pending updates)
Population Count Grid

Day and night population counts derived from Landscan 90m grid

Converted to points for use by Intterra Layers Stats Tool 

Oakridge National Lab Landscan Annually (or pending updates)
RAWS (WIMS) Remote Automated Weather Station data - current and forecasted. United States Forest Service, Wildland Fire Assessment System (WFAS) Every 10 minutes
Retardant Avoidance Areas Aerial fire retardant avoidance areas for the potential of impacts to threatened, endangered or Forest Service sensitive species. USDA Geodata Annually (or pending updates)
Retardant Avoidance Hydro Aerial fire retardant avoidance areas for hydrographic features. USDA Geodata Annually (or pending updates)
Sage Grouse Displays greater sage grouse current occupied range and habitat management areas. Fire Aviation Management EGP, BLM NIFC Annually (or pending updates)
Special Use Air Space Displays the air space reserved for special operations. Fire Aviation Management EGP Annually (or pending updates)
Temporary Flight Restrictions Areas where flight operations are restricted. Fire Aviation Management EGP Every 15 minutes
Traffic Traffic conditions you can expect for the present time. More ArcGIS Online Every 5 minutes
USNG Reference Grid US standard nationally consistent grid reference system NGA HSIP Annually (or pending updates)
Wx Watches Warnings Watches, warnings and advisories for the U.S. National Weather Service (NOAA) When issued