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Reference products represent data collected from public, government, and proprietary sources in order to inform the LANDFIRE (LF) mapping processes and update LF products. Public versions of LF reference database, which exclude proprietary and/or sensitive data, are available for download. Learn more about LF data needs.

Public LF Reference Database (LFRDB) - consists of vegetation and fuel data from geo-referenced sampling units nationwide
Public Events Geodatabase - collection of recent natural disturbance and land management activities used to update existing vegetation and fuel layers
Forest Vegetation Simulator Ready Database (FVSRDB) - Contains nationwide FVS analysis ready plot data (StandInit and TreeInit tables)

Reference Data Statistics

See an overview depicting LF 2012, 2010, and 2008 reference statistics.


The reference products are input for the LF update process and provide cause of change on the landscape. In addition, reference data will be useful for upcoming remap efforts.

Additional uses include:

Public LF Reference Database

Public Events

Data Distribution Site