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Fiji National Fire Authority (NFA)

Established in 1994, the National Fire Authority assumed responsibilities to provide fire services for the entire nation of Fiji.

CATHALAC: Analysis on fires in Central America

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office CATHALAC (Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean) published a new study about fires in Central America.

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Mon, 16/04/2012 - 11:21

Ocean Temperatures Can Predict Amazon Fire Season Severity

GREENBELT, Md.

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Fri, 11/11/2011 - 10:07
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38.9968
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-76.8487

NASA: A Look Back at a Decade of Fires

NASA's latest Earth-observing satellite, the NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP), is scheduled to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Oct.

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Thu, 20/10/2011 - 11:33

Fires in Bolivia

Fires burned throughout Bolivia in early September 2011.

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Thu, 08/09/2011 - 13:54
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-16.2902
longitude: 
-63.5886

Extreme 2010 Russian Fires and Pakistan Floods Linked Meteorologically

Two of the most destructive natural disasters of 2010 were closely linked by a single meteorological event, even though they occurred 1,500 miles (2,414 km) apart and were of completely different n

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Wed, 31/08/2011 - 15:37
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38.9927
longitude: 
-76.8469

Satellite Monitoring Data Should Be Widely Available

Participants of a meeting on 24 August 2011 on monitoring and control of natural and human-induced emergency situations in the 'Rossiyskaya gazeta' press centre demonstrated that satellite imagery

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Wed, 31/08/2011 - 15:19
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55.7558
longitude: 
37.6176

Environment monitor launched at UNISWA

An earth satellite station for monitoring the environment has been launched at the University of Swaziland (UNISWA), Luyengo campus.

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Thu, 14/07/2011 - 12:55
latitude: 
-26.5333
longitude: 
31.2333

European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS)

The Joint Research Center (JRC) of the European Commission (EC) established in 1998 an expert group to develop and implement advance methods for the evaluation of forest fir

Satellite imagery shows California forest fires

Satellite imagery from the recently launched UK-DMC2 satellite shows forest fires in the Los Padres National Forest east of Santa Maria at 11:10 local time on the 12th A

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Mon, 17/08/2009 - 17:10
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34.953
longitude: 
-120.436