Active Fire Incidents in Nepal

Identification Info
Date NGS.Web.Models.GeoNetworks.DateT
Date Type publication
Abstract Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) based active fire incident location data in Nepal from February 2012 to June 2016. The active fire data has been overlaid with land cover data of Nepal to find out forest fire incidents in the country.
Purpose This dataset has been developed to establish Nepal Forest Fire Detection and Monitoring System.
Status completed
Descriptive Keyword MODIS, Active fire, Forest Fire, Disaster, servircat, icimod-servir (theme) Nepal (place)
Active Fire Incidents in Nepal
Maintenance and update frequency asNeeded
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Use Constraints otherRestrictions
Spatial Representation Type vector
Language English
Character Set utf8
Topic category code location
Point of Contact
Individual Name Sameer Bajracharya Email
Organization Name ICIMOD Voice 977 1 5003222
Position name Research Associate GIS Address ICIMOD Kathmandu Khumaltar lalitpur GPO Box 3226 Nepal
Role custodian
Geographic Extent
East 88.19456
West 80.0522
North 30.42472
South 26.36836
Reference System Information
Code WGS 1984
Data Quality Info
Hierarchy level dataset
Statement Data source: FIRMS (
File Identifier 94a16f41-6b99-4f0c-aa49-4c15ecc398f1
Metadata Language eng
Character Set utf8
Date Stamp 2018-03-13T11:39:38
Standard Name ISO 19115:2003/19139
Author Contact
Individual Name Mr. Govinda Joshi Email
Organization Name ICIMOD, SERVIR Himalaya Voice 977 1 5003222
Position name Senior Cartographer/GIS Analyst Address ICIMOD Kathmandu Khumaltar lalitpur GPO Box 3226 Nepal
Role author