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VIPS: Press Pack: Press Release: There's no smoke without fire

European researchers have developed an inexpensive detection system, backed up by computer analysis, which can reliably detect the first signs of forest fires, giving hope that some of Europe's most endangered environments can be saved from destruction.

Keywords: detection,...
European researchers have developed an inexpensive detection system, backed up by computer analysis, which can reliably detect the first signs of forest fires, giving hope that some of Europe's most endangered environments can be saved from destruction.

Keywords: detection, smoke plumes, low cost, static cameras, image analysis, forest fire, forestry

VIPS: http://cordis.europa.eu/innovation-smes/vips/en/src/en-pp-1-001.htm

Source: European Commission, DG XIII/D.4 - Information and dissemination of scientific and technical knowledge

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