New publication of Fire_cci on Global Ecology and Biogeography

A new article detailing the methods and results of the global burned area (BA) product developed by the Fire_cci Team has been published in Global Ecology and Biogreography in March 2016. 

The article, entitled "A new global burned area product for climate assessment of fire impacts", presents the methods for generating the global BA product, along with a comparison with other existing BA products in terms of BA extension, fire size and shapes and emissions derived from biomass burnings.

The article is freely available at