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Abstract

This article describes the production of the global fire product from the 21 month series of daily Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) data which was collected by the IGBP-DIS 1km AVHRR Global land project. The main spatial and temporal fire fire distributions are described. In addition the uses forseen for the data in terms of atmospheric chemistry and land use discussed. The shortcomings of the dataset are also highlighted.

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Authors: DWYER E, SAI/GVM, Ispra (IT);STROPPIANA D, SAI/GVM, Ispra (IT);PINNOCK S, IDEM;GREGOIRE J M, IDEM
Bibliographic Reference: Article: International Forest Fire News, 1998
Record Number: 199910247 / Last updated on: 1999-03-12
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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