Normalized Burn Ratio (NBR)

UN-SPIDER publishes novel Recommended Practice to assess burn severity following wildfires

Burn Severity Map obtained from NBR showing the aftermath of the January 2017 wildfire in the town of Empedrado, situated in the Maule region of Chile

UN-SPIDER has recently developed a novel recommended practice to help contribute in the assessment of areas affected by wildfires. The innovative methodology was cultivated by members of the UN-SPIDER Bonn team, and seeks to assist in both combating and monitoring wildfire incidents by examining post-fire burn severity images.

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Thu, 27/04/2017 - 12:19

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Normalized Burn Ratio (NBR)

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