Data Standards, Proposed

NWCG data standards (data element and geospatial data layer) provide specifications that enable the common usage of data across wildland fire information systems.  For more information click on one of the following lists:

Comment on a proposed data standard

When a new or revised data standard is ready for review and comment, it will be posted here under Proposed Data Standards.

Proposed Data Standards

This list identifies data standards that have been proposed as a new NWCG data standard, or proposed revisions to an existing data standard. Click on the data standard name to review the standard. Email comments to


Currently, there are no data standards out for review.

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