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.
- 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.