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Mobile Technologies in Fire and Aviation Management

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Description
Fire and Aviation management operations require mobile technology and seamless communications with other emergency-response personnel & organizations. The Wildland Mobile Technologies Working Group will provide evaluation of new mobile technologies and innovation in Fire and Aviation; coordination of other efforts in mobile technology for the user community’s awareness; and recommend solutions based on test results to Wildland Fire Management RD&A and the Wildland Fire Information and Technology (WFIT) Program Board. The WMTWG Group will deliver guidance and advice to the WFIT Program Board and inform FS Deputy Area Resource Information Managers (RIMs), Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), U.S. Forest Service Chief Information Officers (CIOs), and other federal and non-federal administrators regarding proposed fire and aviation mobile technologies & infrastructure needs and changes.


The purpose of this community is to encourage collaboration and innovation amongst the user community and provide a conduit to share this information.
So please - share ideas, questions, and advice on using mobile technologies for FAM as well as needs, requirements and potential future projects to work on!

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  • Esther Godson

    A Good Reminder: Interagency Accident Prevention Bulletin (Take your iPad Flying) - tech distractions and info

    Mobile Technologies in Fire and Aviation Management

    Something to refer to as we gear up for fire season... more

  • Esther Godson

    2014 Updates - Coming soon!

    Mobile Technologies in Fire and Aviation Management

    Welcome to the new site and to 2014! We will... more

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Quick Links

Technology resources (links/apps/etc) for firefighters
Resources for mobile technology - esp. relevant for GISS/SITL positions
National Geospatial Intelligence Agency App store: links to several relevant fire and first responder apps
iPad tips/tricks and information from ATGSs
The Fire Center's work on mobile computing and technology applications
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