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USGS Wildfires Connector

Version 3



The United States Geological Survey is a scientific agency of the United States government. The scientists of the USGS study the landscape of the United States, its natural resources, and the natural hazards that threaten it. Use Domo's USGS Wildfires connector to retrieve the information about USGS Wildfires in ArcGIS layer metadata format. To find out more about USGS' API, see

This topic discusses the fields and menus that are specific to the USGS Wildfires connector user interface. General information for adding DataSets, setting update schedules, and editing DataSet information is discussed in Adding a DataSet Using a Data Connector.

Primary Use Cases

This connector gives you the information about USGS Wildfires in ArcGIS (geographic information system) layer metadata format.

Primary Metrics

  • The exact geographic location of the wildfire.

Primary Company Roles

  • HR event planning roles

  • Facilities roles

  • Director of Operations

  • Data Analysts

  • Strategic planners

  • Disaster Management Control

Average Implementation Time

Less than 1 minute

Ease of Use (on a 1-to-10 scale with 1 being easiest)



This connector returns public data, so no credentials are required.

Connecting to Your USGS Wildfires Account

This section enumerates the options in the Details pane in the USGS Wildfires Connector page. The components of the other panes in this page, Scheduling and Name & Describe Your DataSet, are universal across most connector types and are discussed in greater length in Adding a DataSet Using a Data Connector.

Details Pane

This pane contains a USGS Wildfires report.




Layers Returns information about USGS Wildfires in ArcGIS (geographic information system) layer metadata format.

Other Panes

For information about the remaining sections of the connector interface, including how to configure scheduling, retry, and update options, see Adding a DataSet Using a Data Connector.


How often can the data be updated?

As often as needed.

Are there any API restrictions I should be aware of?