Forest Fires

Booklet on Forest Fires by LAPAN

LAPAN booklet on forest fires

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Detecting forest fires with satellites (MODIS and VIIRS)

VIIRS detecting a forest fire in Wyoming, United States (courtesy NASA)

Since several years ago, satellites have been used to detect fires. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) sensor onboard NASA’s Terra and Aqua satellites has been used to scan the Earth’s surface for fires on a daily basis for almost 15 years.

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Tue, 22/12/2015 - 13:33

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10th EARSeL Forest Fire Special Interest Group Workshop - Limassol, Cyprus

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The subject of the 10th EARSeL Forest Fire Special Interest Group Workshop will be "Sensors, Multi-

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02/11/2015 to 05/11/2015

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Tue, 27/10/2015

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Kanika Elias Beach Hotel, Limassol, Cyprus

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Limassol

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  • Cyprus

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EARSeL 

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Cyprus Remote Sensing Society
Cyprus University of Technology
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

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Data Application of the Month: Forest Fires

Around 330-431M ha around the world is affected by forest fire every year (cf. Giglio et al. 2010).  Forest fire is a natural

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Algerian Alsat-2A to determine the impact of forest fires

Image of the areas affected by forest fires captured by Alsat-2A (Image: ASAL

The Algerian Space Agency (ASAL), Regional Support Office of UN-SPIDER, has monitored the forest fires occurred during July thanks to its satellite Alsat-2A. It has helped to evaluate the impact over the affected region.

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Tue, 11/08/2015 - 12:44

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ICIMOD: SERVIR project's success in combating forest fires

Land cleared for "jhoom", a traditional shifting cultivation in Northeast India (Image: Prashanthns)

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office (RSO), has developed a programme in order to prevent and manage forest fires through the SERVIR-Himalaya Small Grants Programme, and in conjunction with the South Asian Forum for Environment (SAFE).

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Mon, 03/08/2015 - 10:32

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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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6th International Wildland Fire Conference (IWFC-2015)

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The Korea Forest Service will join forces with Gangwon province to hold the 6th International Wildland Fire Conference in Oct, 2015, in Pyeongchang, Korea, in an effort to exchange views on wildland fire related international issues.

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12/10/2015 to 16/10/2015

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Pyeongchang

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Alpensia Resort Complex

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  • Republic of Korea

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Korea Forest Service (KFS), Gangwon Province

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Bhutan: Project for stronger disaster response and recovery preparedness

Bhutan is prone to various hazards, including earthquakes.

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IGAC: Development of Forest Fire Detection and Classification App

Classification of a Forest Fire in Salamanca Island Road Park, Colombia, based on a 8 LDCM Landsat image

The Research and Development in Geographic Information Centre (CIAF) of IGAC, UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, is working on the development of tools for

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