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Fire Activity in South Asia

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

The Asian fire product is intended for use in applications studying
phenomena at a regional scale. It offers a consistent product in that
the same detection algorithm is used throughout. The raster ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 40.0   S: -15.0   E: 130.0   W: 60.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: E. Dwyer
Dataset Title: Fire Activity in South Asia
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: 1992-04-06
Stop Date: 1993-03-28
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: weekly
Use Constraints The raw satellite data analysed have been provided by the USGS EDC,
Sioux Falls, USA and ESA/ESRIN, Frascati, Italy in the framework of
the IGBP-DIS activities. The assistance of J. Eidenshink in securing
the data is acknowledged. E. Dwyer has processed and analysed the data
as part of his PhD studies supported by a doctoral grant from the
European Commission.
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: 39 332 785 608
Fax: 39 332 789 073
Email: ned.dwyer at
Contact Address:
Global Vegetation Monitoring Unit
Joint Research Centre (European Commission)
T.P. 440
City: Ispra
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