A public version of the LANDFIRE (LF) Reference Database (LFRDB) is available which contains a subset of the data and attributes used for LF production. The Public LFRDB includes vegetation and fuel data from geo-referenced sampling units nationwide. The data were largely amassed from existing information resources such as:
Data archived in the Public LFRDB include:
Major Public LFRDB attributes derived from the sampling data include:
Certain proprietary and/or sensitive data were removed in the public database. Consult the table lutVisitsSourceID in the database regarding data sources.
The Public LFRDB can be used as input to spatial and non-spatial vegetation models and is applicable for ground truthing and accuracy assessments for a variety of modeling and mapping efforts.
New and Improved LF Auto-Keys: LF is gearing up for LF remap - learn about the redesign of the Auto-Keys process, which is used to determine existing vegetation type classification based on plot data in the LFRDB — Developing Auto-Keys for LANDFIRE Vegetation Mapping: 2014-2015 CONUS Project Report