Set up AWS map services for wildfire assessments

In 2020 the total of wildfire burned acreage is 6.6 million acres in the Western States, which is the most in a single year since records have been kept. It’s critical for organizations to quantify and plan for catastrophic events like fires. This course shows you how to setup an ArcGIS installation on AWS to house historical fire data to be used by regional stakeholders for fire planning.

616 students enrolled

  • Draw an architecture diagram
  • Create an AWS account and provision a server
  • Install an ArcGIS Enterprise deployment
  • Install Notebook Server and ArcGIS Pro
  • Configure instance, ports, users, permissions, alarms
  • Mine historical wildfire data and imagery
  • Analyze high risk fire areas
  • Create a backup strategy

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Set up AWS map services for wildfire assessments

Join this class to access 10 modules that give you the ability to setup a property tax application.
Draw Up a Plan

(aka Diagram your architecture)

Enter the Cloud

(aka Create an AWS account and create an EC2 instance)

The Cornerstone Apps

(aka Install ArcGIS Server, web adapter, and Notebook Server)

Enduser Apps

(aka Install ArcGIS Pro and Notebook Server)

Lock and Key

(aka Define your users and permissions)

Scrape Your Data

(aka Consume fire and imagery data from public sources)

You’re a Publisher

(aka Publish a public and private web service)

Create New Knowledge

(aka Analyze your data using ArcGIS Pro and Python)

Insurance Policy

(aka Implement a backup strategy)

Sharing Your Analysis

(aka Create a wildfire analysis notebook)

You also get access to these bonuses

List of wildfire data sources

Value $99

A template

Value $159

A template

Value $199

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Video Demos

Narrated industry stories and software demos


Applied tasks using data and GIS software

Instructor Access

Instructor review and feedback on deliverables


Project sign off and college certification

What can you achieve with these new skills?

With these skills you will be equipped to setup an AWS server with an ArcGIS Enterprise deployment to perform analysis with publicly consumed data.
Become the GIS cloud architect

You will learn the AWS hosted environment.

Configure ArcGIS Enterprise

You will install, configure, and backup your applications.

Execute Python analysis on wildfire data

Consume REST services and run your scripts on public data.

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Professional network

About the Instructor


Aaron Kochman has a Master’s Degree in GIS Science from California State University – Long Beach and is currently the GIS Manager at the Fort Ord, CA cleanup. He has worked on a variety of enterprise projects that have utilized UAVs, LiDAR, virtual reality, data science, and web architecture. He has extensive experience with Esri products including ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Portal, ArcGIS Server, and ArcGIS Pro. As a private consultant, organizations rely on him to deploy cloud GIS serving architecture.

Setup AWS map services for wildfire assessments

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Top reviews from Learn Set Up AWS Map Services For Wildfire Assessments
Benjamin U   Feb 8, 2023

Aaron responds quickly to your problems. I had many questions he quickly answered.

Johnny R   Feb 7, 2023

This class could have gone more into the wildfire assessment process but I learned plenty about AWS.

Ruth C   Jan 25, 2023

Highly recommend learning GIS within AWS in Aaron’s class.

Lydia E   Dec 29, 2022

As a geography major, AWS was scary to me. Not any more.

Gary V   Nov 28, 2022

I can see how cloud computing skills are a must for any GIS analyst. Good lessons here.


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