Participation of the Fire_cci project in the 11th EARSeL Forest Fires SIG Workshop

The 11th EARSeL Forest Fires SIG Workshop, was held at Chania, Crete (Greece), on 25-27 September 2017, at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (CIHEAM-MAICh). The head of ESA's Climate Office and CCI Programme Manager, Pascal Lecomte, presented in a keynote session the Climate Change Initiative Programme. The meeting also included a wide representation of the Fire_cci team.

The presentations of the Fire_cci team were:

Upcoming Fire_cci User Workshop

The Fire_cci Climate Research Group is organizing a half-day user workshop as part of the 4th FireMIP workshop that will take place on 17-19 October at IMK-IFU, Garmish-Partenkirchen, Germany.

The aims of the workshop are:
(a) to provide a review of the strengths and weaknesses of currently available global burned area products
(b) to present and discuss existing and future approaches of uncertainty characterisation and
(c) to gather user needs with respect to future burned area product developments.

Stratification and sample allocation for reference burned area data

The Fire_cci team has published a new article in Remote Sensing of Environment (DOI 10.1016/j.rse.2017.06.041).