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|Title:||A 1980-2018 global fire danger re-analysis dataset for the Canadian Fire Weather Indices|
|Authors:||VITOLO CLAUDIA; DI GIUSEPPE FRANCESCA; KRZEMINSKI BLAZEJ; SAN-MIGUEL-AYANZ JESUS|
|Citation:||SCIENTIFIC DATA vol. 6 p. 190032|
|Publisher:||NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP|
|Type:||Articles in periodicals and books|
|Abstract:||This data descriptor documents a dataset containing over 38 years of global reanalysis of wildfire danger. It consists of seven fields to assess fuel moisture as well as fire behavior. The methodology employed to generate these data is based on the Canadian Forest Fire Weather Danger Rating and utilizes weather forcing from ERA-Interim, a global reanalysis dataset produced by the European Centre for Medium-range Weather Forecasts. Global fire danger reanalysis data are used to quantify the climatological expectation of fire danger at a certain time of the year and for any location on the globe. It can be regarded as a complementary product to the fire danger forecasts issued daily by the Global Wildfire Information System (GWIS) under the umbrella of the European Copernicus program.|
|JRC Directorate:||Space, Security and Migration|
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