The fire danger indicators currently presented on the Global Early Warning System for Wildland Fires are components of the Canadian Forest Fire Weather Index (FWI) System and are accessible through
DigitalGlobe latest Earth Observation satellite launched, WorldView-3, includes a shortwave infrared sensor (SWIR) that can see through thick smoke clouds of active fires on the ground.
Satellites can help detect UV-absorbing aerosols by observing how the atmosphere scattered certain wavelengths of ultraviolet (UV) light.
European Association of
Remote Sensing Laboratories
University of Leicester
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.
UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office CATHALAC (Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean) published a new study about fires in Central America.
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