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dc.contributor.authorSTROPPIANA Danielaen_GB
dc.contributor.authorPINNOCK Simonen_GB
dc.contributor.authorGREGOIRE Jean-marieen_GB
dc.identifier.citationInt. J. of Remote Sensing vol. 21 p. 1279-1288en_GB
dc.description.abstractGlobal active fire maps have been producted over a 21 month period from April 1992 to december 1993. A contextual active fire detection algorithm has been applied to the NOAA-AVHRR 1.1 km images provided by the IGBP-DIS 1 km AVHRR Global Land Project data set. The Global Fire Product (GFP) is composed of daily fire position table, 10-day synthesis raster format maps containing fire density and cloud/No-Data information; it is now available as the first global scale description of the spatial and temporal distribution of active vegetation fire. In answer to science community requirements, the GFP supplies information which can be used to estimate fire impacts on atmospheric chemistry, climate, land use and land cover changes.en_GB
dc.description.sponsorshipJRC.(SAI)-Space Application Instituteen_GB
dc.titleThe Global Fire Product: Daily Fire Occurrence from April 1992 to December 1993 Derived from NOAA-AVHRR Data.en_GB
dc.typeArticles in periodicals and booksen_GB
JRC Directorate:Joint Research Centre Historical Collection

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