Interagency Authoritative Data Source (IADS)

  • A product, tool, or IT application that has been designated as the trusted source for wildland fire data. This source may also create and update transactional data for use in other applications. There may be more than one IADS and it can change depending on business process complexity and life cycle. An IADS may be a compilation or subset of data from other authoritative sources. The DLM process ensures sources, limitations, currency, and attributes for the IADS are documented.
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