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Burnt Areas in Central Africa

Abstract: The Fire Product: Burnt Areas in Central Africa was part of the
International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme Data and Information
System (IGBP-DIS) Regional Satellite Fire Data Compilation CD-ROM.

Three hundred and ten Along Track Scanning Radiometer (ATSR-1) data
over Central Africa were used to detect areas affected by burning
during the 1994-1995 dry season. An algorithm was developed to detect
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Description: JRC/IES/GVM Fire Monitoring and Mapping Site
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 14.0   S: -2.0   E: 33.0   W: 11.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: H. Eva, J.-M. Gregoire
Dataset Title: Burnt areas in Central Africa
Dataset Series Name: Regional Satellite Fire Data Compilation CD-ROM
Dataset Release Place: France
Dataset Publisher: IGBP-DIS
Version: Not provided
Data Presentation Form: ASCII, Images
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-10-15
Stop Date: 1995-03-10
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: daily
Use Constraints This data is derived from scientific results not yet published, the
external user and the data provider must agree on a co-author work.
Ancillary Keywords
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Global Vegetation Monitoring Unit, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Joint Research Center, European Union Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +39-0332-789298
Fax: +39-0332-789073
Contact Address:
Global Vegetation Monitoring Unit Institute for
Environment and Sustainability Joint Research Centre (European
Commission) T.P
City: Ispra (VA)
Postal Code: 440 I-21020
Country: ITALY
Distribution Media: CD-ROM, online WWW
Distribution Format: ASCII, GIF Images
Fees: None for online access
Phone: 39 332 78 5110
Fax: 39 332 78 9660
Email: hugh.eva at
Contact Address:
TREES Project
TP 641, JRC
City: Ispra (VA)
Postal Code: I-21020
Country: Italy
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1970-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-07-26