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Download Firescar Maps


The fire information presented in the fire scar mapping page can be used within the desktop image processing software ER Mapper (from ERDAS).

  • Save this file to a directory on your computer. This file is the ER Mapper vector header file for Australia (using GDA94 as the datum).
  • From the column titled "ERMapper" choose the required month. Save this file to a directory on your computer. It will probably have a name similar to "9709". It can be unzipped using WinZip
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  • Copy the ER Mapper vector header file previously downloaded to the same name but with ".erv" as the suffix (ie. "9709.erv").
  • Load ER Mapper.
  • From the "File" menu, choose "Open" and change the "Files of Type:" to "Vector Map (.erv)" and locate the file just saved. White shape(s) should appear in the view window.