Forestry & Wild Fires

 

 

 

August 2020 Wild Fires in Huelva, Spain

Using LSA SAF Fire products to forecast and monitoring

Several wild fires broke out in wider area of south west Iberian peninsula in 2020. Aiming to prevent such situation or monitoring area that have higher probability of wild fire the fire Risk Map product of LSA SAF (FRM, LSA-204; https://landsaf.ipma.pt/en/products/fire-products/frm/) can be used.

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Autumn 2019 Fire Activity in Southeast Europe

Detecting fire occurrence and radiative power from satellite

Year 2019 was above average in terms of number of wildfires in Europe. In Southeast Europe, many fires ignited at the end of October after a longer period of dry and warm weather. Several bigger forest fires started to burn in the mountainous and hilly regions of south Serbia along the border with Bulgaria and North Macedonia.

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Estimation of Gross Primary Production from Space

Biomass production of terrestrial ecosystems

Gross primary production (GPP) in terrestrial ecosystems refers to the total amount of carbon fixed by plants in the process of photosynthesis in a given length of time, part of which is eventually accumulated as biomass.

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Wildfires in Iberia

This showcase refers to the big fires that hit Portugal on the 17th of June 2017

Daily radiative energy emitted by landscape fires burning within the Iberian Peninsula.
Values based on the Fire Radiative Power - Pixel Product (FRP-Pixel) delivered by LSA SAF.

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