offers a global repository of archived and near-real time data, information and publications. The database includes information from wildland fire science, national and international public policies affecting wildland fire, reports and documents (often unpublished “grey” literature) on outreach and capacity building activities all over the world.
The website is large and includes around 180,000 to 200,000 documents (files, reports, imageries) which are not easy to navigate.
Users of the GFMC information system are encouraged to access the database through the internal search engine (Google-powered) on the homepage (detailed instructions are found on the page of the search engine). Furthermore, the site map of the homepage may facilitate the identification of themes stored in a rather sophisticated hierarchy: