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Indonesia: Aqua and Terra satellites locate nearly 530 fire hotspots in Sumatra

Satellite images help detect fires in Indonesia

NASA’s satellites detected over 500 hotspots of forest, plantation and peatland fires across the island of Sumatra, Indonesia.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 25/02/2014 - 14:10
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Report: Natural hazards in the USA in 2013

Satellite picture of the wild fire and Yosemite National Park.

A report released by CoreLogic, a US private analysis company, is offering a summary of the most si

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 06/01/2014 - 11:35
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38.9072
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American Geophysical Union (AGU) Chapman Conference 2013 on post-Wildfire

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Thu, 16/05/2013
Venue City: 
Colorado
Basic Information
Date: 
25/08/2013 - 30/08/2013
Venue: 
YMCA Camp of the Rockies – Estes Park Center
Venue Country: 
USA
Event Organisers: 

American Geophysical Union (AGU)

Language of event: 
English

The overall goal of the conference is (1) to address the priority research issues, and (2) to synthesize existing empirical data in a quantitative manner that will improve or provide addition

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39.5501
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Myanmar Fire Service Department

Fire is the most frequent disaster in Myanmar as on average approximately 900 cases are reported every year in Myanmar.

EU Fire Maps predict High Risk of Wildfires in the Mediterranean region

The European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS) has reported that Mediterranean countries are at high risk of fire during this summer.

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Fri, 10/08/2012 - 13:42

Fires Stretch Across Central Africa

Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite from July 8, 2009, shows thick smoke from hundreds of fires (locations marked in red) burning in central Africa,

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Tue, 14/07/2009 - 06:00

Remote Sensing - Wildfire Gallery

Wildfire

What is a wildfire?