Q. “FAST Version 3.0” often seen in news is related to which of the following?
Explanation: FSI Fire Alert System (FAST) Version 3.0: FSI has been alerting State Forest Departments of forest fire locations detected by Near Real Time monitoring of Forest Fire based on MODIS (Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectro-radiometer) sensor and SNPP-VIIRS (Suomi-National Polar-orbiting Partnership – Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite).
It includes components like:
- Forest fire geoportal- VAN AGNI (forest fire) Geoportal
- Forest fire Danger rating for early warning.
- Large Forest Forest Fire programme based on SNPP-VIIRS.