format MODIS each active fire location represents the center of a 1km pixel that is flagged by the algorithm as containing one or more fires within the pixel; for VIIRS this is a 375m pixel. Data older than the last 7 days, can be obtained from the Archive Download Tool; the tool provides NRT data and when available standard data.
- MODIS NRT (MCD14DL) is replaced with the standard MCD14ML fire product from the University of Maryland (UMD).
- VIIRS NRT (VNPIMGTDL) is replaced with the standard VNP14IMGML from UMD.
The standard products are made available via ftp://fuoco.geog.umd.edu username: fire password: burntFIRMS also offers monthly MODIS Burned Area (MCD46) images through Web Fire Mapper.
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