Maps


Video- downloading Oregon Dept of Forestry maps with PDF Map App (now called Avenza)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=93-2BZxKHlg

Oregon Department of Forestry maps-(click on desired map,then on left panel click
"more info",it will download to your Avenza file)
Link

Cal Topo Maps with fire activity detected by satellites
Link



Cal Topo tutorial
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjUo6PwHmAQ

Cal Topo android app (new,developers are seeking feedback)-
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.caltopo.android&hl=en_US

Cal Topo on Google Earth video
Link


Reading USGS and BLM transportation maps with Township,Range,Sections
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opoWsz7M

Reading BLM Maps :The Public Land Survey System
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_Land_Survey_System

Using Google maps offline video
Link

How to use a compasss video
Link 

Magnetic Declination
http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/geomag/declination.shtml


Incident Command System Map Symbols
http://www.forestpal.com/fgis_ini_symbols.pdf 

Finding north using an analog wristwatch and the sun.
link

Wilderness.net
http://www.wilderness.net/

USFS Topo
http://data.fs.usda.gov/geodata/rastergateway/states-regions/states.php

Forest Service Geodata clearinghouse
http://data.fs.usda.gov/geodata/

Active Fire Maps from NASA
https://earthdata.nasa.gov/earth-observation-data/near-real-time/firms/active-fire-data
May need Google Earth downloaded to open.
 
BLM Transportation Maps Roseburg,SW      Coast,Burns http://www.blm.gov/or/gis/geoscience/transport.php


Online Latitude Longitude converter. Conversion from Degrees Minute Seconds or Degree decimals
to Degrees Minutes, decimal Minutes (format for calling in bucket drops)
    
Google Maps. https://maps.google.com/

Google Earth http://www.google.com/earth

Map Maker Pulse: Real time edits in Google Map Maker
http://www.google.com/mapmaker/pulse

Android apps

Planimeter My favorite gps/mapping app. Easily measure area/distance/perimeter on Google maps/earth. Incredible zoom in to satellite view. $2.99 Play Store or iTunes
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.vistechprojects.planimeter

Orux Maps free
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.orux.oruxmaps&hl=en

US Topo Maps Free https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.atlogis.northamerica.free 



The "Chain"
  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gunter%27s_chain

Edmund Gunter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edmund_Gunter


The Willamette Meridian
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willamette_meridian

NIFC Tech Tools
http://www.nifc.gov/wfstar/tools.html


GIS Standard Operating Procedures on Incidents
http://gis.nwcg.gov/documents/gstop/documents/GSTOP_2013finalDRAFT_20130606.pdf