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12.12.2016
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As part of the Fire_cci project, a new line of research has been launched focused on extending the burned area temporal series to the 80' using the information of the AVHRR-LTDR archive. In order to generate the best possible product, we will...

20.07.2016
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The new version of the MERIS Burned Area products has been released.

Version 4.1 includes some improvements with respect to version 3.1, such as:

  • The time series of the product was expanded,...
09.05.2016
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The new Fire_cci newsletter, to be presented at the ESA Living Planet Symposium 2016, in Prague, is here.

31.03.2016
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A new article detailing the methods and results of the global burned area (BA) product developed by the Fire_cci Team has been published in Global Ecology and Biogreography in March 2016. 

The article, entitled "...

24.09.2015
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In order to generate a BA product that fits your needs you are kindly asked to complete the following questionnaire. Your input is very valuable to us and if you have more detailed comments or suggestions, please feel free to formulate them...

23.09.2015
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Fire_cci Newsletter - Special Issue COP-21

In this issue:

  • Overview of Phase 1
  • Towards Phase 2 of the project
  • Access to data products
  • Forward look
  • Upcoming activities
  • ...
10.09.2015
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The Kick-Off meeting for Phase 2 of Fire_cci was held at the University of Alcala, Spain, on 7-8 September 2015, with the attendance of representatives of the Fire_cci project team and the ESA Technical Officer. This new phase of the project will...

23.10.2014
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The final version of the Burned Area (BA) products has been released. The products include BA pixels at full MERIS resolution with date of detection, confidence level and land cover burned in GeoTIFF format. The BA in the Grid products is...

27.03.2012
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After an extension until 10 February 2012, the Round-Robin exercise is officially closed. Currently, the validation team performs the assessment and validation of all data sets envolved. A comprehensive description of the relevant procedures and...

10.11.2011
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The Round-Robin exercise of the fire_cci project has officially kicked off on 1st November 2011 and will last three months. The objective of the Round-Robin (R-R) Exercise is to compare the burned area (BA) products using different external...