Forest Fire

Copernicus Emergency Management Service activated for forest fires in Spain

Grading map to monitor fires in the South of Spain (Image: Copernicus)

The Copernicus Emergency Management Service was activated by the Spanish Civil Protection Authorities on July 9 after two different fires strongly affected the South of Spain since the beginning of July.

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RedLaTIF

La Red Latinoamericana de Teledeteccion e Incendios Forestales (RedLaTIF)  is a Latin American network that aims to coordinate and unite forest fires observation and management efforts in Latin America. This regional network workw together with the Global Observations of Forest and Land Cover Dynamics (GOFC/GOLD) network. Read more

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Algeria: Alsat-2A satellite imagery shows vegetation recovering after forest fires

Image of Aïn Témouchent province captured by Alsat-2A on 12 March 2015 (Image: ASAL)

Through satellite-bases research, the Algerian Space Agency ASAL has found a positive vegetation recovering of the forest areas located in the Aïn Témouchent province after the damages caused by wildfires in 2014.

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UN-SPIDER holds training course for Bhutan officials

The training course will strengthen the capacities of Bhutan to use satellite information for disasters

On 13 April 2015, UN-SPIDER and UNDP Bhutan kicked off a training course for Bhutanese officials on "

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International Charter activated for forest fire in Chile

Satellite picture of fire in Valparaiso (Image: NASA)

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 14 March 2015 for a forest fire in Valparaiso and Vina del Mar, Chile. The mechanism was activated by the National 

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Germany to launch microsatellite to detect forest fires

Microsatellites TET-1 and BIROS

In October 2015, Germany will launch the Berlin Infrared Optical System (BIROS), a microsatellite capable of monitoring forest fires from Space. The microsatellite was partly developed by the Institute of Optical Sensor Systems in Berlin of the German Aerospace Agency (DLR). BIROS will be launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in India.

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The Global Early Warning System for Wildland Fires (Global EWS)

Global distribution of fire occurrences over a 10-day period by the beginning of the week

The fire danger indicators currently presented on the Global

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SWIR sensor: Seeing through active fire smoke

SWIR on WorldView-3 can see through dense fire smoke detecting hot spots and flame fronts.

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Tracing Aerosols with Satellites

This map depicts the aerosol index for 19 July 2014

Satellites can help detect UV-absorbing aerosols by observing how the atmosphere scattered certain wavelengths of ultraviolet (UV) light.

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9th EARSeL Forest Fire Special Interest Group Workshop on 'Quantifying the environmental impact of forest fires'

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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European Association of  Remote Sensing Laboratories

As we attempt to model the Earth System it is important that the impact of forest fires on the Earth System is fully understood and quantified.

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