Maps



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

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


2018 California Fire Tracker Map from the San Francisco Chronicle
Link


PDF Maps App by Avenza (free on Itunes or Play Store)
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.Avenza


South West Oregon ODF Maps
https://swofiredata.com/swo-district-maps-2/

Oregon Dept Of Forestry Forest Protection District Maps
http://www.odf.state.or.us/gis/data/pdm.html

Avenza tutorial PDF Maps
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kyIAar-_daE


Avenza Webinar
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eh6G88XPEfghttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eh6G88XPEfg

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

USGS Map Store http://store.usgs.gov/b2c_usgs/usgs/maplocator/(xcm=r3standardpitrex_prd&layout=6_1_61_48&uiarea=2&ctype=areaDetails&carea=%24ROOT)/.do

USGS Topo viewer downloader (new)
http://ngmdb.usgs.gov/maps/topoview/viewer/#4/40.00/-100.00

Video for using USGS Topo viewer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kOpe3WXsZrQ

Cal Topo PDF Viewer
http://caltopo.com/map.html#ll=38.8,-98.4&z=5&b=t

Cal Topo Maps
https://caltopo.com/map.html#ll=42.675,-114.98575&z=5&b=t&o=f%2Cr&n= 

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.
 

Township, Range, Section layer over Google or USGS maps!! Gmap4
http://goo.gl/6F9F6O
First map is Ashland, Oregon. Note the Willamette Meridian running North and  South just West of Ashland. This separates Range 1 West from Range 1 East.
Note East of Ashland about 3 miles out on Dead Indian Memorial Road red  type shows the separartion between Township 38 South and Township 39 South.See video at next link below for quick explanation.
To print, zoom and center map, hit Ctrl + p to preview, then print (or Cancel to reset)
Right click where you are on map (or anywhere) to get coordinates for that spot.Use Degrees,Decimal Minutes to call in bucket drops.
To email map: In menu choose Link to this map. Copy link (Ctrl+c) paste in email (Ctrl+v) Send.
 To search open Menu choose Search. Search with street address or Decimal Degrees (eg, 42.148896, -122.621326 ) or Degees Decimal Minutes (eg, n42 8.934, w122 37.280 ) These coordinates are for Emigrant Lake Park.See map http://goo.gl/Thkq2B




BLM Transportation Maps Roseburg,SW      Coast,Burns http://www.blm.gov/or/gis/geoscience/transport.php

Adobe Reader App android is useful to view pdfs like the BLM maps and the digital IRPG
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.adobe.reader

BLM LR2000 Click  PLSS (Public Land Survey System) to see Township,Range,Section.
After you find the section you want ,click Topo for contour lines Click Surface Management Agency to display say National Forest and BLM land.Ctrl+p to print.

http://www.geocommunicator.gov/blmMap/Map.jsp?MAP=SiteMapper

Oregonhuntersmap http://www.oregonhuntingmap.com/ 



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

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


Oregon Road Conditions  http://tripcheck.com/Pages/RCMap.asp?curRegion=0
Trip check mobile http://www.tripcheck.com/Mobile/pages/Default.aspx

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 came from Professor Gunter http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gunter%27s_chain



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

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

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

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

National Forest Overlays for Gmap4 maps West coast)
http://www.mappingsupport.com/p/gmap4_usfs_maps.html

Division Break: Location of Division boundaries. Divisions are identified with opposing
parenthesis symbols, “)(“, and alpha character labels. Lettering is designated from A to Z,
clockwise from the fire origin. The naming scheme is created to allow for the addition or
subtraction of Divisions.(from NWCG GSTOP guidelines see WFIMFG)

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