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The objective of the Global Observation of Forest Cover (GOFC) project is to improve the quality and availability of observations of forests at regional and global scales. GOFC has currently established two primary implementation teams:Forest Cover and Forest Fire.

The objectives of the GOFC-Fire Satellite Product Validation Workshop were:
-To provide an update on developments within GOFC and to review and refine the GOFC-Fire Implementation Goals.
-To provide a forum for presentation of recent developments and results on satellite fire product validation and to explore opportunities for international validation coordination.
-To establish a fire validation group jointly with the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites Land Product Validation (CEOS LPV)subgroup and to develop an agenda for LPV fire activities. ies.

Additional information

Authors: MORISETTE J, NASA (US);JUSTICE C, University of Maryland (US);PEREIRA J-M, Universita Technica Lisboa (PT);GREGOIRE J-M, European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Ispra (IT);FROST P, University of Harare (ZW)
Bibliographic Reference: An article published in: The Earth Observer, 13 (5), September/October 2001, pp. 15-18
Record Number: 200214295 / Last updated on: 2002-01-28
Original language: en
Available languages: en