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The objective of this proposal is to investigate the feasibility of satellite remote-sensing measurements and derived products for enhancing wildfire operational systems such as the National Fire Danger Rating System (NFDRS), the Wildland Fire Decision Support System (WFDSS) and wildfire system for Fire Weather Watches (FWW) and Red Flag Warning (RFW), with a multi-institutional and multi-agency interdisciplinary team. The approach will utilize NASA and international satellite remote sensing data, including soil moisture and vegetation observations, to obtain particular products that are specifically tailored to the needs and requirements for operational wildfire applications. Weather forecasting and fire modeling critically require soil moisture and vegetation measurements, which are insufficient and inaccurate from current surface measurements. The Chapman University Direct Broadcast System for satellite data reception, together with weather and fire modeling capabilities, including the Regional Atmospheric Modeling System (RAMS) and the Fire Area Simulator (FARSITE), will be used to obtain near-real-time results. Both NFDRS and WFDSS employ the same fire model, which is to be improved with satellite data. The National Weather Service (NWS) weather forecasters produce weather data and forecasts for fire weather support at all levels from local to national. NWS is the prime agency responsible for issuing FWW and RFW, and the use of these products is related directly to the fire preparedness activities for firefighting agencies, as well as the actions of private citizens. NWS fire weather forecast is crucial to the Weather Information Management System (WIMS), an updated computerized version of the National Fire Danger Rating System (NFDRS), being used to estimate both live and dead fuel moisture values as implemented in WIMS and FireFamily Plus. All of the wildfire systems may benefit from this feasibility study using NASA results for an assessment of potential enhancements of operational capacity in both wildfire warning system and national wildfire decision support system. A key note of this proposal is that it pro-actively addresses wildfire danger rating and warning, leading to mandatory actions and measures that are crucial to saving lives and properties with appropriate situation preparedness before wildfires actually occur.