Global Charcoal Database (GCD)

Data provided by:Global Paleofire Working Group (GPWG)
Data accessibility:visualization of data (e.g. web GIS or real time monitoring)
Link to the data:
File type:
Data type:hazard specific data
Hazard:Forest Fire
Disaster cycle phase:Disaster Risk Management, Response, Recovery
Space-based information:Global and regional syntheses which enable the examination of broad-scale patterns in paleofire activity, creating a framework for exploring the linkages among fire, Human, climate and vegetation at centennial-to-multi-millennial time scales and allowing for evaluation of fire model simulations at regional to global scales
Satellites and Sensors:n/a
Spatial coverage:Global
Temporal coverage:Archive
Technical Specifications:n/a
Costs:free
Contact:Contact the Global Paleofire Working Group (GPWG)
Tutorials on the use of data:n/a
Restrictions/ Citation of the dataset:
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