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The LANDFIRE (LF) Help Desk receives inquiries from LF users. These inquiries could be about LF products, the website, or methods of downloading LF data. Each inquiry is given a ticket number and reviewed to determine the level of response needed. The Help Desk works with the appropriate LF staff to provide the information requested.

The chart below shows the status of user contacts/tickets received. This list is updated weekly.
*SME - Subject Matter Expert


Ticket ID Inquiry LF Product Issue Status Creation Date Close Date GeoArea LF Scope Resolution/Timing
109811 Has FRCC been retired in favor of VCC? Vegetation Other In Progress 01/19/23 All Requested assistance from SME to see if raw fuels data can be provided to USGS user. Timeline: TBD
109806 Raw fuel data for the Seqouia and Kings Canyon Areas Fuels Other In Progress 01/18/23 SW Requested assistance from SME for input on user's inquiry. Timeline: TBD
109657 LFPS assistance to download entire CONUS Data Distribution Problem (Access) Closed 01/16/23 01/18/23 All Advised user to utilize mosaic download page to avoid time-out issue. Timeline: Completed
109543 Landfire Geotiff pixel values Vegetation Research/Product Inquiry In Progress 01/11/23 All Asked user per SME request to have user clarify what it is that they are trying to determine. Timeline: TBD
109527 Failure to download FVC 2019 CONUS mosaic Fuels Website/viewer assistance Closed 01/10/23 01/12/23 All Confirmed FVC 2019 download working. Provided user with FTP to download. Timeline: Completed
109480 Vdep use to understand watershed ecological condition for USFS Vegetation Research/Product Inquiry Closed 01/09/23 01/09/23 All Provided user with relevant literature and explained VCC and Vdep data. Timeline: Completed
109363 Request for permission to publish maps generated using LF data Fuels Research/Product Inquiry Closed 01/05/23 01/10/23 All Advised user LF data is public domain and does not require copyright permissions. Timeline: Completed
109287 LF BpS product at different hierarchical grouping (M-series)? Vegetation Research/Product Inquiry Closed 01/04/23 01/05/23 All Advsied there is no cross-reference between LF BpS and M-series, but provided Nature Serve link to investigate further (https://www.natureserve.org). Timeline: Completed
108829 Landfire reference/current succession mapping Vegetation Research/Product Inquiry Closed 12/30/23 01/05/23 SW Provided link for SClass mapping rules for all natural BpS: https://landfire.gov/sclass.php Timeline: Completed
108714 Burn Recurrence Interval Data Distribution Website/viewer assistance Closed 12/28/22 12/29/22 SW Advised LF FRI data is readily available on the website. Provided link for product description and data download information. Timeline: Completed
108712 BpS Document Question Data Distribution Research/Product Inquiry In Progress 12/27/22 All User was unable to download data from provided link for SClass mapping rules. Will attempt to email .xls file directly. Timeline: TBD
108595 USGS LANDFIRE Data Products are Ready for Download Data Distribution Website/viewer assistance Closed 12/23/22 12/27/22 All Advised user to attempt download again, and to provide specific data information if problem persists. Timeline: Completed
108486 Another question about LF DDS Map Viewer Data Distribution Website/viewer assistance Closed 12/19/22 12/22/22 PNW Explained how to adjust legend to view only attributes of inerest. Timeline: Completed
108454 Question about LF DDS Map Viewer Data Distribution Website/viewer assistance Closed 12/19/22 12/22/22 PNW Provided link for EVT .csv for attribute table. Timeline: Completed
108452 Download errors with LANDFIRE data in Fairfax county Data Distribution Research/Product Inquiry Closed 12/19/22 12/22/22 VA Provided user with work-around to obtain data needed. Timeline: Completed
108442 Data Download Data Distribution Research/Product Inquiry Closed 12/15/22 12/20/22 All User was able to self-resolve. Timeline: Completed
108308 What program do I use to open Events gdb? Data Distribution Research/Product Inquiry Closed 12/09/22 12/12/22 All User self-resolved. Timeline: Completed
108276 possible to request landfire by geojson polygon? Data Distribution Website/viewer assistance Closed 12/07/22 12/07/22 All Provided alternative steps in lieu of using GeoJSON file with LFPS. Timeline: Completed
108245 Landfire MFRI Data Distribution Website/viewer assistance Closed 12/07/22 12/09/22 All Provided BpS AGOL information. Timeline: Completed
108128 EVT_name question Data Distribution Website/viewer assistance Closed 12/07/22 12/07/22 All Provided document page numbers with species information. Timeline: Completed
108126 Symbology in WMS Services Data Distribution Website/viewer assistance Closed 12/06/22 12/08/22 All Provided alternative steps to obtain attribute table data not available via WMS. Timeline: Completed
108023 Request for info Data Distribution Other Closed 12/05/22 12/05/22 All Advised that LF is a free service and there are no plans to monetize data. Timeline: Completed
108019 LF FCCS Fuelbeds Attributes Fuels Research/Product Inquiry Closed 12/21/22 12/22/22 All Provided useful links for Attribute Data Dictionary and FCCS data, along with LF liaison contact information for 2014 FCCS. Timeline: Completed
107969 Inquiry on LF vector-based data on Google Earth Engine Fuels Research/Product Inquiry Closed 12/13/22 12/15/22 All Advised Events is only vector-based data, but available LF .tiff files can be used for GEE inputs. Timeline: Completed
107945 Vegetation Types and Fuel Rulesets for Carlsbad BLM Fuels Research/Product Inquiry In Progress 12/03/22 SW SME was to discuss EVT and fuel rulesets for Carlsbad BLM with user on 12/09. SME to provide outcome. Timeline: TBD
107911 Unknown server error Other Other Closed 12/08/22 12/08/22 All Inquiry provided nothing specific to LF. Asked user to respond back with relevant info. Timeline: Completed
107910 When will an updated version of NVC be released? Vegetation Research/Product Inquiry Closed 12/15/22 12/22/22 All Advised user NVC remap will not occur next year. Timeline: Completed
107895 Requests for Archived LANDFIRE Vegetation Research/Product Inquiry Closed 12/12/22 12/16/22 All Provide FTP link for user. Timeline: Completed
107888 Issue with roads in attritube table for EVT PR/VI dataset Vegetation Research/Product Inquiry Closed 12/09/22 12/15/22 PR SME recommended user redownload data, which resolved the issue. Timeline: Completed
107878 Landfire timeline ahead? Vegetation Research/Product Inquiry Closed 12/08/22 12/15/22 SW Provided generalized LF update process. Timeline: Completed
107804 Landfire Vegetation Departure Vegetation Website/viewer assistance Closed 12/06/22 12/08/22 All Provided links for information regarding Vdep. Timeline: Completed
107803 EVT Codes Vegetation Website/viewer assistance Closed 12/04/22 12/06/22 All Provided link to .csv library. Timeline: Completed
107796 Access to Auto-Key? Vegetation Research/Product Inquiry Closed 12/01/22 12/08/22 AK Advised AK auto-key is not available, but offered CONUS auto-key instead. Timeline: Completed
107635 Compiled Data web page/table download Website LF Tools question/issue Closed 12/16/22 12/20/22 All Advised that appropriate departments have been notified. Timeline: Completed
107487 Vector .svg versions of the landfire logo Data Distribution Other Closed 11/29/22 12/01/22 All Provided logo in vector format. Timeline: Completed
107435 CC and CH 2022 & updated SCLASS - with a 2021 fire Fire Regime Website/viewer assistance Closed 11/28/22 11/29/22 All Provided LF updated schedule and link to LF Total Fuel Change Tool. Timeline: Completed
107224 Re: Raster code help Vegetation Website/viewer assistance Closed 11/23/22 11/23/22 All User self-resolved by finding needed data. Timeline: Completed
106923 Fire Regime Condition Class (FRCC) Fire Regime Research/Product Inquiry Closed 11/16/22 11/17/22 All Provided information on FRCC data. Timeline: Completed
106842 BpS min/max/avg Vegetation Research/Product Inquiry Closed 11/15/22 12/22/22 All Advised user BpS attribute for mean or max fire return interval should be updated.. Timeline: Closed
106833 Requesting access to ppt Vegetation Website/viewer assistance Closed 11/14/22 11/14/22 All SME provided information on how to access Power Point presentation. Timeline: Completed
106615 Mapping riparian areas Vegetation Other Closed 11/10/22 11/10/22 All Provided LF BpS Models and Descriptions Support link (landfirereview.org). Timeline: Completed
106590 rapid assessment FRCC models Vegetation Other Closed 11/09/22 11/10/22 All Provided LF BpS Models and Descriptions Support link (landfirereview.org). Timeline: Completed
106560 Request for Archived Landfire Data Vegetation Availability Closed 11/09/22 11/09/22 All Provided FTP link for data requested. Timeline: Completed
106315 LANDFIRE Data Question Vegetation Website/viewer assistance Closed 11/03/22 11/07/22 All Provided EVH metadata link (https://landfire.gov/metadata/lf2020/CONUS/LC22_EVH_220.html).. Timeline: Completed
106212 LFPS Help Website Website/viewer assistance Closed 11/02/22 11/02/22 All Provided LFPS Product Table link. Timeline: Completed
106023 LF2020 FM40 question Tools and Services Other Closed 10/31/22 11/29/22 All SME contacted user last week to discuss IFTDSS discrepancies. Timeline: Completed
106012 CONUS Map Zones (via LFPS) Tools and Services Website/viewer assistance Closed 10/31/22 11/01/22 All Provided LFPS layer name information. Timeline: Completed
105905 Download problem Data Distribution Website/viewer assistance Closed 10/28/22 10/31/22 All Provided procedure on how to navigate DDS in order to download data. Timeline: Completed
105846 Getting Access to data download Data Distribution Website/viewer assistance Closed 10/27/22 10/31/22 All Advised user to attempt download again, and to provide specific data information if problem persists. Timeline: Completed
105828 Need a copy of EVT 110 for Utah Vegetation Availability Closed 10/27/22 10/27/22 All Provided FTP link 2008 EVT data requested. Timeline: Completed
105787 Questions on Changes from Landfire EVT200 to EVT220 Vegetation Research/Product Inquiry Closed 10/27/22 10/27/22 All Provided resources for understanding LF 2020 EVT. Timeline: Completed
105719 Question re EVT downloaded from LFPS Tools and Services: LFPS LF Tools question/issue Closed 10/25/22 11/02/22 All Provided explanation of categorical information for DDS and LFPS data. Timeline: Completed
105521 LF courses Other: LF Overview Other: New to LF Closed 10/21/22 10/25/22 All Provided links to New to LF web page (https://landfire.gov/lf_whoarewe.php) and LF YouTube videos (https://www.youtube.com/user/landfirevideo). Timeline: Completed
105478 LFPS Help Tools and Services: LFPS LF Tools question/issue Closed 10/21/22 10/21/22 All Provided DDS and LFPS methods and if want single product GeoTIFF to add the attribute table, then would have to make separate calls to LFPS for each product . Timeline: Completed
105477 LF questions Other Other Closed 10/21/22 11/14/22 All Provided clarification on LF models and offer to discuss further with SME. Timeline: Closed
105456 Attribute metadata inquiry Other: metadata Research/Product Inquiry Closed 10/20/22 10/25/22 All Review csv library at https://landfire.gov/library_list.php. Timeline: Completed
105422 Data Use Manual Data Distribution Research/Product Inquiry Closed 10/19/22 10/26/22 All Researching application information for response. Timeline: Completed
105397 Question/Data IFTDSS Tools and Services LF Tools question/issue Closed 10/19/22 10/26/22 All Explained their link was obsolete, provided correct methods of streaming data. Timeline: Completed
105393 LANDFIRE BpS vs Omnerick? Vegetation Research/Product Inquiry Closed 10/19/22 10/26/22 All TNC visited with user, clarified what BPS (product) and Omernik (geographic stratification) are, answered questions. Timeline: Completed
105376 appropriate to treat LF annual disturbance data as "most comprehensive US disturbance dataset" for research? Disturbance Research/Product Inquiry Closed 10/19/22 10/21/22 All Sent link to Dist presentation (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7JssJxzibc). Timeline: Completed
105355 Fire Return Interval shapefile Fire Regime Research/Product Inquiry Closed 10/18/22 10/19/22 All TNC responded to user regarding FRI and GIS platform.Timeline: Completed
105298 .lcp files? Tools and Services LF Tools question/issue Closed 10/17/22 10/18/22 All Explained how to find .lcp download instructions (https://landfire.gov/lcp.php). Timeline: Completed
105282 Question on Landfire physiognomy class definitions Vegetation Research/Product Inquiry Closed 10/17/22 10/18/22 All Provided EVT csv link (https://landfire.gov/CSV/LF2020/LF20_EVT_220.csv). Timeline: Completed
105214 GAP Landfire Vegetation Data Data Distribution Website/viewer assistance Closed 10/17/22 10/18/22 SW Provided instructions on how to search and download. Timeline: Completed
105091 How to submit ticket to correct data Fire Regime Research/Product Inquiry Closed 10/12/22 10/25/22 AOI showing as burnable agriculture is Pasture/Hay according to the NLCD. You can edit the pixels and assign an appropriate VCC. Timeline: Completed
105016 LANDFIRE 2020 Existing Vegetation Height (EVH) - Help Vegetation Research/Product Inquiry Closed 10/11/22 10/13/22 Provided Attribute Data Dictionary link for EVH (https://landfire.gov/DataDictionary/LF2020/LF20_EVHADD_220.pdf). Timeline: Completed
104952 Landfire Help Other Other Closed 10/11/22 10/13/22 Reported software issue, IT repaired. Timeline: Completed
104434 selected layers are not available for the current extent Data Distribution Website/viewer assistance Closed 09/28/22 10/04/22 NW Download error message was due to maintenance on the website or network. Timeline: Completed
104394 Downloading Fire Regime Raster or datafile Fire Regime Research/Product Inquiry Closed 09/27/22 09/28/22 All In Fire Regime data is included as attributes in LF 2016 Remap BPS. Provided links to Fire Regime information on website and TNC BPS Models and Description Support, recommend using BPS CONUS mosaic and clipping to desired extent. Timeline: Completed
104309 Data Distribution Site (DDS) changes Tools and Services LF Tools question/issue Closed 09/26/22 09/27/22 All In Non-ESRI scripting is archived-removed. LF Product Service (https://lfps.usgs.gov/arcgis/rest/services/LandfireProductService/GPServer) is a RESTful API, 100% RESTful, and supports GET & POST for Endpoints. Timeline: Completed
104141 Clarifying question re: FRG New Field - CA BpS Data Vegetation Research/Product Inquiry Closed 09/22/22 09/22/22 All In Biophysical Settings (BPS) was not part of the LF 2020 Update, so the LF 2016 Attribute Data Dictionary is the most current data dictionary. Timeline: Completed
104132 Integrating EVT 2020 data with existing vegetation data Vegetation Research/Product Inquiry Closed 09/22/22 10/05/22 NW For more heterogeneity in veg types than your previous vector layer, use LF 2016 Remap (LF_200) NVC - https://landfire.gov/nvc.php - for the comparison, could also do similar density and height modifiers by combining EVC and EVH. Timeline: Completed
104059 Hi Joanne - oddity in BPS fire frequency values Fire Regime Research/Product Inquiry Closed 09/20/22 09/20/22 SE In Sumter NF in SC found an oddity in the BPS fire frequency values, TNC is looking into the issue. Timeline: Completed
104003 Best method to combine EVT and EVC Vegetation Research/Product Inquiry Closed 09/19/22 10/11/22 All Use spatial analyst combine tool in Arc, provided application video (How to Overlay Grids Using the Combine Function in ArcMap) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEQY6g0K0s8. Timeline: Completed
103927 Regrown cover in disturbances greater than the non-disturbed fuel adjacent to the disturbance Vegetation Research/Product Inquiry Closed 09/16/22 10/05/22 All There has been no assessment on the vegetation transition rules or outputs. Timeline: Completed
103838 Landfire BPSRF data Vegetation Research/Product Inquiry Closed 09/14/22 09/22/22 All Request for LF 2010 BPS, looking for BPSRF information, no BPSRF information was found, provided data anyway. Timeline: Completed
103325 Landfire SClass data Fire Regime: SClass Research/Product Inquiry Closed 09/01/22 09/01/22 NW In Mosaics are created once the full extent is complete. Fire Regime is scheduled to be released at the end of September 2022, so the mosaic should follow soon after that. Schedule is at https://www.landfire.gov/lf_schedule.php.
103176 Question on Landfire EVT 2020 Update Veg: EVT Research/Product Inquiry Closed 08/31/22 09/01/22 SE In LF EVT designated in LF 2016 did not change for LF 2020, Timeline: Completed
103153 Product Questions between LF 2014 and 2016 Fire Regime Research/Product Inquiry Closed 08/30/22 09/01/22 SW In LF 2016 products developed from new datasets, new production processes, lidar, so LF 2016 can't be compared to earlier versions without cross walking. Any comparison needs to understand differences could be due to improvements or actual landscape changes. Timeline: Completed
103144 FRCC and NEPA For Superior National Forest Fire Regime Research/Product Inquiry Closed 08/30/22 09/01/22 NC In FRCC archived, replaced by VCC and VDep. Timeline: Completed
103140 Phone call from user Data Distribution Website/viewer assistance Closed 08/30/22 08/30/22 All In User needed assistance with using the viewer. Timeline: Completed
103078 Mean Fire Return Interval Raster Help Fire Regime: MFRI Research/Product Inquiry Closed 08/29/22 09/01/22 All In LF 2016 FRI is an output of the revised BpS models (LF 2.0.0) is an attribute of the BPS spatial layer, background information and resources, and where to download. Timeline: Completed
102781 Attribute driven symbology in ArcGIS Pro for Landfire raster products BPS Tools and Services LF Tools question/issue Closed 08/23/22 08/25/22 All In Provided user link to ArcGIS Pro instructions for symbology that explains what user needs. Timeline: Completed
102733 NY Times request for data: Wildfire detections Other Other Closed 08/22/22 10/05/22 LF reached out and set up zoom call, user did not respond or participate. Timeline: Completed
102612 Data Download Tool Website Website/viewer assistance Closed 08/19/22 08/19/22 All In Provided guidance to user in downloading data from the LF new viewer. Timeline: Completed
102552 LF Map Services - WMS/WCS and urls? Tools and Services Website/viewer assistance Closed 08/18/22 08/18/22 All In LF leader asked about map services, services were shut off July 1, 2022. Received direction to bring back, working on this, provided information that is sent to users when these inquiries are received. Timeline: Completed
102488 LF Product Service Status Tools and Services Website/viewer assistance Closed 08/17/22 08/17/22 All In LF leader inquired about LFPS working status. Let lead know LFPS was not down, however, may have been doing site maintenance which could cause intermittent service. Timeline: Completed
102406 Map Zone product Data Distribution Research/Product Inquiry Closed 08/16/22 08/17/22 All In Requested LF map zone shapefile, can get on LFPS, directions in LFPS User Guide on pages 7 and 8. Timeline: Completed
102397 emails sent to @fs.fed.us addresses will no longer be delivered Other Other Closed 08/16/22 08/16/22 In Noted user's updated email. Timeline: Completed
102282 Fire Regime Condition Class Data Fire Regime Research/Product Inquiry Closed 08/12/22 08/16/22 All In Provided FRCC information along with VCC, VDep, SClass information as they replaced FRCC. Timeline: Completed
102233 ArcGIS Server Map Server REST End points Data Distribution Website/viewer assistance Closed 08/11/22 08/15/22 All In Map services were shut off July 1, 2022. Provided information to retreive single layer using WCS request in ArcMap using format https://edcintl.cr.usgs.gov/geoserver///wcs. Timeline: Completed
102219 https://landfire.cr.usgs.gov/arcgis/rest/services/Landfire/US_140/MapServer appears to be down Tools and Services Website/viewer assistance Closed 08/11/22 08/15/22 All In Because map services were shut off July 1, 2022, we provided information to retreive single layer using WCS request in ArcMap using format https://edcintl.cr.usgs.gov/geoserver///wcs. Timeline: Completed
101887 Auto keys Vegetation: Auto Keys Research/Product Inquiry Closed 08/04/22 08/10/22 All In LF uses an auto-key program (also called sequence tables) developed by NatureServe to ingest plot veg data and to output both an ecological system classification and a national veg classification for each plot. Timeline: Completed
101770 Additional data request: CONUS LANDFIRE Zones Data Distribution Website/viewer assistance Closed 08/02/22 08/03/22 All In LF map zones are only available on LFPS, forwarded request to add CONUS LF map zones as a boundary data set on the mosaic download page for review and possible consideration for future releases. Timeline: Completed
101342 Help mapping BPS from WCS server Data Distribution LF Tools question/issue Closed 07/29/22 08/11/22 All In Download through WCS is just an image with a legend, doesn't contain actual data. Recommend downloading a BpS mosaic as this data will have attribute table, can join the CSV to the grid, then proceed to symbology. Timeline: Completed
101213 Burn Recurrence Intervals Fire Regime Research/Product Inquiry Closed 07/26/22 08/04/22 All In With LF 2016 Remap, FRI is output of BpS and attribute of BPS spatial layer. Without shapefile or some means of locating exact geography, unable to verify map, assuming map is correct the BpS of interest is California Lower Montane Blue Oak-Foothill Pine Woodland and Savanna (11140_3_6_7) with a FRI of nine years. Timeline: Completed
101175 Longleaf northern margin Reference Research/Product Inquiry Closed 07/26/22 09/08/22 All There are plots in SE and NE LFRDB labeled with Longleaf Ecological Systems. Filter plots and search for the Longleaf species in the table dtSpecies to know where species exist. See LFRDB Data Dictionary (https://landfire.gov/DataDictionary/LF2016_LFRDB_DataDictionary.pdf) and Microsoft Access Database found in the LFRDB zip file for GeoAreas downloaded from https://landfire.gov/lfrdb_data.php. Timeline: Completed
100961 Data Request - 2010 LANDFIRE EVT Distribution: Archived Distribution: Archived Closed 07/22/22 07/29/22 All Received approval and provided archived LF 2010 (120) CONUS EVT data. Timeline: Completed
100959 Landfire Comparison Table Fuels Research/Product Inquiry Closed 07/22/22 07/26/22 All Explained product comparison table and capable fuels for some products. Timeline: Completed
100948 mine data Vegetation Research/Product Inquiry Closed 07/22/22 08/16/22 All LF doesn't have a separate layer for just quarries/strip mines without the well/wind pads for LF 2016 Remap. Check LF 2014 to see if it isolates the quarries/strip mines. These areas are mapped via modeling or NDVI thresholds to identify barren pixels and manually separated from natural barren by analyst review of aerial photos. Timeline: Completed
100818 LFDAT tool not working Tools and Services LF Tools question/issue Closed 07/19/22 07/20/22 All In Let user know that LF no longer supports the LFDAT tool and provide ways to access LF data. Timeline: Completed
100789 Error with the LANDFIRE Product Service - Ticket# #100748 Tools and Services LF Tools question/issue Closed 07/19/22 07/19/22 All In Issues were addressed and let user know to try the download again. Timeline: Completed
100759 LFPS appears to be unavailable? Tools and Services LF Tools question/issue Closed 07/18/22 07/19/22 All In Issues were addressed and let user know to try the download again. Timeline: Completed
100756 LANDFIRE Product Service (LFPS) Error Data Distribution Website/viewer assistance Closed 07/18/22 07/19/22 All In Issues were addressed and let user know to try the download again. Timeline: Completed
100753 LFPS failures Tools and Services LF Tools question/issue Closed 07/18/22 07/19/22 All In Issues were addressed and let user know to try the download again. Timeline: Completed
100752 esriJobFailed on compositing products into single geotif Data Distribution Website/viewer assistance Closed 07/18/22 07/19/22 All In Issues were addressed and let user know to try the download again. Timeline: Completed
100750 Landfire Product Service issues??? Tools and Services LF Tools question/issue Closed 07/18/22 07/19/22 All In Issues were addressed and let user know to try the download again. Timeline: Completed
100748 LANDFIRE Product Service Tools and Services LF Tools question/issue Closed 07/18/22 07/19/22 All In Issues were addressed and let user know to try the download again. Timeline: Completed
100747 LFPS Error - not generating GeoTIFFs Tools and Services LF Tools question/issue Closed 07/18/22 07/19/22 All In Issues were addressed and let user know to try the download again. Timeline: Completed
100715 Landfire data for Texas Distribution Website/viewer assistance Closed 07/15/22 07/20/22 SC In Informed user of mosaics and the ability to download multiple AOI and merging the data. Timeline: Completed
100629 Using LF GeoTiffs in R scripting Data Distribution Research/Product Inquiry Closed 07/13/22 07/26/22 All EROS LF visited with TNC regarding R scripts with GeoTiffs, TNC able to figure out the solution. Timeline: Completed
100615 USGS LANDFIRE Data Products are Ready for Download Data Distribution Website/viewer assistance Closed 07/13/22 07/13/22 All In User experienced difficulty downloading LF data. An extra period was added to download link, .zip., provided working link. Timeline: Completed
100582 Landfire Fire Regime Research/Product Inquiry Closed 07/12/22 07/25/22 NW TNC assisted user LF with tree under tree canopies, how it works through STM, and at what scale is appropriate. Timeline: Completed
100281 Existing Vegetation Type 2022 Distribution Website/viewer assistance Closed 07/07/22 07/14/22 NE In Informed user the NE GeoArea is available; all CONUS is now available. Timeline: Completed
99997 LANDFIRE question Distribution Other: IA and global Closed 07/01/22 07/07/22 IA Okay to write articles about LF, as is anybody; however LF doesn't work with outside parties on LF government-hosted publications. Timeline; Completed
99876 Writing an article for LF Other Other Closed 07/01/22 07/07/22 All User wants to write an article about data visualization. Forwarded for review. Timeline: TBD
99868 wrong link Website Website/viewer assistance Closed 06/30/22 07/01/22 All In The link for LF 2020 2.2.0 Forest Canopy Cover 2022 CONUS appears to be the zip file for Canopy Height. Link fixed. Timeline: Completed
99857 Southeastern North American Temperate Forest Plantation EVT Vegetation Research/Product Inquiry Closed 06/30/22 07/07/22 SE Plantation classes are represented in NVC, they are planted and managed for timber, https://www1.usgs.gov/csas/nvcs/unitDetails/902981, https://www1.usgs.gov/csas/nvcs/unitDetails/902982. Timeline: Completed
99800 Display AGOL Legend using WMS Other Research/Product Inquiry Closed 06/29/22 06/30/22 All Provided link to AGOL documentation regarding changing legend. Timeline: Completed
99791 Does LF incorporate lidar in the SW Distribution Distribution: lidar Closed 06/29/22 07/06/22 SW Has LF incorporated Lidar with LF data? Forwarded to Subject Matter Expert. Timeline: TBD
99781 Adjusting LF fuel models using KBDI in the Northeast Fire Regime Research/Product Inquiry Closed 06/29/22 09/08/22 NE Jim Smith provided follow-up to North Atlantic Fire Consortium to obtain review of select BpS models/descriptions. Timeline: Closed
99747 Question on us_220 EVH Vegetation Research/Product Inquiry Closed 06/28/22 06/29/22 All In What satellite data used and how accurate. Provided information, let user know could find this and more in metadata downloaded with the EVH data. Data, metadata, and related materials satisfy quality standards, https://www.landfire.gov/remapevt_assessment.php. Timeline: Completed
99654 Data Inquiry Data Distribution Other: Raw data Closed 06/27/22 07/07/22 All In AIM plot data we use is not public, LFRDB has many of the plots we use to model vegetation height, also used sampled lidar and USFS FIA data (not public) for tree height and cover. LF has agreements with the BLM and USFS to use these data. Anyone that uses their data would need to have their own agreements. Timeline: Completed
99562 Versioning/Data Update Questions Data Distribution Distribution Closed 06/24/22 06/29/22 All In How often will there be updates. The LF program is targeting delivery of annual update products on or before June 1st of each year, depending on the products. Timeline: Completed
99556 Upcoming EROS Outage Preparation July 15-16th Questions Data Distribution Distribution Closed 06/24/22 06/29/22 All In Due to scheduled maintenance, the LF website, viewer, and LFPS will be offline 5:00 AM (CT) July 16, 2022 to July 17, 12:00 PM (CT). Recommend LF downloads be completed prior to the systems being taken offline. Timeline: Completed
99374 Office Hours Website Website/viewer assistance Closed 06/21/22 06/22/22 All In Wanted to know how to register for Open Office Hours. Provided https://tnc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIocumupzMpEtN63X--Or1r6CJej683Bp5E. Timeline: Completed
99287 Requesting Archived LF2008 EVC Distribution Distribution Closed 06/20/22 06/23/22 SE In Request for archived data: LF 2008 EVC. Received approval, providing data via ftp delivery. Timeline: Completed
99178 WMS and WCS issues Distribution Distribution Closed 06/16/22 06/16/22 NE In WMS version missing a chunk of NE US and WCS version does not display in ArcMap. LF 2020 released 5 CONUS GeoAreas in June, the 6th GeoArea (NE) will be released in July, LF verified data does open in ArcMap. Timeline: Completed
99152 ArcPro Symbology for Landfire Data Veg: BpS Research/Product Inquiry Closed 06/15/22 06/20/22 All User is looking for a layerfile (.lyrx) for the biophysical settings dataset. TNC explained LF doesn't deliver lyrs and provided guidance on symbolize lyrs file. Timeline: Completed
98961 Interest in plains grassland & prairie ecosystems Fire regimes Veg: BpS Research/Product Inquiry Closed 06/09/22 06/10/22 All Which LF categories were used/assigned to BPS categories in AOI. TNC said the linkages between the BpS map, BpS models, and mapzones are explained at BpS Products - LANDFIRE BpS Models and Descriptions Support (landfirereview.org). Timeline: Completed
98655 Existing Vegetation Cover inquiry Data Distribution Distribution Closed 06/02/22 06/08/22 All In User was looking for cover class data. Cover class data is available in the Attribute Table provided with each download. Timeline: Completed

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