Presentation of Fire_cci at LPS19

Don't miss the presentation of Fire_cci at the ESA stand of the LPS19, this Thursday at 18.15!

Kick-off of the new phase of Fire_cci

The new phase of Fire_cci was successfully kicked-off on 4-5 April 2019, with a two-day meeting at the University of Alcala, Spain. During the meeting, the partners of the project discussed the previous work done during the last three years of the Fire_cci project, and organized the tasks to perform during the next phase.

FireCCILT10: New BETA long-term burned area dataset released

The new Fire_cci AVHRR-LTDR grid burned area product v1.0 (FireCCILT10) has been released. This product is based on the AVHRR-LTDR v.5 dataset, has a time coverage of 1982-2017, and is provided in monthly 0.25-degree files.

FireCCILT10 is the global BA product with the longest available time series, and is provided as a beta version, with further algorithm refinement to be done in the near future. It can be donwloaded from here.

Historical background and current developments for mapping burned area from satellite Earth observation

A new article has been published in Remote Sensing of Environment, reviewing burned area trends in the past 40 years, and commenting the main burned area products in existence.