wildfires

UN-SPIDER RSO in Ukraine participated in Workshop on Wild Fires

On March 4th, 2013 experts of the UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in Ukraine took part in the regional workshop “Wild fires in Eastern Europe: science, politics and management” and the official opening of the Regional Eastern Europe Fire Monitoring Center (REEFMS) at the National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine. Prof. N. Kussul and Dr. S.

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NASA's Aqua satellite sees Australian bushfires from space

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured an image showing the large bush fires burning in eastern New South Wales, Australia, on 9 January 2013. Red outlines indicate hot spots where MODIS detected unusually warm surface temperatures associated with fires.

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NASA: Earth at Night imagery reveals wildfires in Australia

A new map of the Earth at night that NASA published two weeks ago showed the footprint of human civilization on the planet, as revealed by the lights we use to brighten the darkness.

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Thu, 20/12/2012 - 10:19

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Algeria: Maps of summer 2012 wildfires available

The maps requested via the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters regarding the wildfires that ravaged north Algerian forests during summer 2012, are now available on the Charter's website.

An estimated 20,000 hectares of land have been ravaged by forest fires in the north of Algeria since June. These are a result of hotter than average summer heat waves that have been reported to reach as high as 50 degrees .

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Thu, 06/09/2012 - 17:08
Thu, 09/06/2012

New satellite sensor to observe wildfires

The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) is a new tool for mapping wildfires burning.

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Tue, 07/08/2012 - 13:52
Tue, 08/07/2012

Researchers examine wildfire impacts in Northern Rockies

Researchers from the University of Idaho and Washington State University received $1.2 million from NASA to study the ecological impacts of extreme wildland fires in the Northern Rockies.

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Fri, 22/07/2011 - 11:18

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Cooperation countering wildfires in South Africa by testing ICT System

The Advancing Information and Communication Technology for

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