Questionnaire for users

In order to generate a BA product that fits your needs you are kindly asked to complete the following questionnaire. Your input is very valuable to us and if you have more detailed comments or suggestions, please feel free to formulate them. While the focus of the ESA initiative is on climate change research and assessments, other user communities are very welcomed to use the Fire_cci products.

You can download the questionnaire here.

Fire_cci Newsletter - Issue COP 21

Fire_cci Newsletter - Special Issue COP-21

In this issue:

  • Overview of Phase 1
  • Towards Phase 2 of the project
  • Access to data products
  • Forward look
  • Upcoming activities
  • Publications and presentations

Successful Kick-Off of Fire_cci Phase 2

The Kick-Off meeting for Phase 2 of Fire_cci was held at the University of Alcala, Spain, on 7-8 September 2015, with the attendance of representatives of the Fire_cci project team and the ESA Technical Officer. This new phase of the project will last for a period of 36 months, and will continue and improve the work done in Phase 1.

The new consortium for Phase 2 is organized as follows:

Fire_cci Global Burned Area products available

The final version of the Burned Area (BA) products has been released. The products include BA pixels at full MERIS resolution with date of detection, confidence level and land cover burned in GeoTIFF format. The BA in the Grid products is computed for 0.5 degree resoltution every 15 days, and inlcude total BA, standard errror, fraction of observed area, number of burned patches and sum of BA for each land cover type.
The products include the period from 2006 - 2008 and are available at https://geogra.uah.es/esa/ .

The Round-Robin Exercise is officially closed.

After an extension until 10 February 2012, the Round-Robin exercise is officially closed. Currently, the validation team performs the assessment and validation of all data sets envolved. A comprehensive description of the relevant procedures and processes will be documented in the Validation and Selection Report. Preliminary results will be presented at the 5th Project Progress Meeting on 24 April 2012 in Vienna, held during the EGU General Assembly 2012.

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