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Development of a framework for fire risk assessment using remote sensing and geographic information system technologies

Chuvieco, Emelio; Aguado, Inmaculada; Yebra, Marta; Nieto, Hector; Salas, Javier; Pilar, Martin; Lara, Vilar; Martinez, Javier; Martin, Susana; Ibarra, Paloma; de la Riva, Juan; Baeza, Jamie; Rodriguez, Francisco; Molina, Juan R; Herrera, Miguel A; Zamora, Ricardo


Forest fires play a critical role in landscape transformation, vegetation succession, soil degradation and air quality. Improvements in fire risk estimation are vital to reduce the negative impacts of fire, either by lessen burn severity or intensity through fuel management, or by aiding the natural vegetation recovery using post-fire treatments. This paper presents the methods to generate the input variables and the risk integration developed within the Firemap project (funded under the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Ecological Modelling
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2008.11.017


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