Riverside Fire BAER map

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Riverside Fire BAER map

Post by Brian95 » October 6th, 2020, 7:59 am

The soil burn severity map from the Riverside Fire was just released today: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/map/7222/1/109366

There's also maps of the White River and Thielsen Fires on the parent page as well: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/maps/7222/

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Re: Riverside Fire BAER map

Post by Don Nelsen » October 7th, 2020, 6:08 pm

Brian, thanks for posting these links.

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Re: Riverside Fire BAER map

Post by adamschneider » October 7th, 2020, 7:40 pm

Today they posted Holiday Farm. They're making us wait on the ones we really want to see: Beachie Creek and Lionshead.

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Re: Riverside Fire BAER map

Post by adamschneider » October 10th, 2020, 10:15 am

They've posted Beachie Creek and Lionshead. I turned them into Google Earth image overlays (attached).

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Re: Riverside Fire BAER map

Post by Charley » October 10th, 2020, 11:08 am

I grabbed a satellite photo and tweaked it a little to get a sense of what the BAER maps might represent. I gotta say, I'm a little confused and disheartened, because from satellite, it sure looks bad:

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Post by adamschneider » October 10th, 2020, 1:10 pm

Yikes, you're right, that doesn't look good. Where'd you find the current satellite imagery?

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Re: Riverside Fire BAER map

Post by adamschneider » October 10th, 2020, 1:37 pm

Never mind, I found it, or something like it. They have a "roll-over" comparison of July 19 with September 27 here: https://go.nasa.gov/30dWFmZ

Here's a brightened GIF of the two views:
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Re: Riverside Fire BAER map

Post by RobFromRedland » October 10th, 2020, 5:44 pm

adamschneider wrote:
October 10th, 2020, 10:15 am
They've posted Beachie Creek and Lionshead. I turned them into Google Earth image overlays (attached).


fires.jpg
Is it possible to do the same for the Riverside fire? The images they have given are hard to determine exactly how some trails got impacted. I'm not good enough with GIS to manage it.

If you can, I would very much appreciate it.
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Re: Riverside Fire BAER map

Post by adamschneider » October 10th, 2020, 6:02 pm

RobFromRedland wrote:
October 10th, 2020, 5:44 pm
Is it possible to do the same for the Riverside fire? The images they have given are hard to determine exactly how some trails got impacted. I'm not good enough with GIS to manage it.
Here's Riverside.
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Re: Riverside Fire BAER map

Post by RobFromRedland » October 11th, 2020, 5:50 am

adamschneider wrote:
October 10th, 2020, 6:02 pm
RobFromRedland wrote:
October 10th, 2020, 5:44 pm
Is it possible to do the same for the Riverside fire? The images they have given are hard to determine exactly how some trails got impacted. I'm not good enough with GIS to manage it.
Here's Riverside.
Thank you so much! Not to hijack the thread, but I'd love to know how you did this. As I said, I'm not very good with GIS - I hack and muddle my way through, but I keep learning about it.
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