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Remote Sensing of Large Wildfires [electronic resource] : in the European Mediterranean Basin / edited by Emilio Chuvieco.

Publication:
Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer, 1999.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (XII, 212 p. 52 illus., 16 illus. in color.)
Edition:
1st ed. 1999.
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Subjects:
Geophysics.
Geographical information systems.
Agriculture.
Forestry.
Ecotoxicology.
Local subjects:
Geophysics/Geodesy. (search)
Geographical Information Systems/Cartography. (search)
Agriculture. (search)
Forestry. (search)
Ecotoxicology. (search)
Language:
English
Contents:
1 Introduction
2 The role of fire In European Mediterranean ecosystems
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Fire history
2.3 Fire effects on soils
2.4 Post-fire regeneration of vegetation
2.5 Concluding remarks
3Short-term fire risk: foliage moisture content estimation from satellite data
3.1 The role of foliage moisture content in the short-term estimation of fire danger
3.2 The estimation of foliage moisture content
3.3 The effect of moisture content on reflectance and temperature
3.4 The use of low resolution data for foliage moisture estimation
3.5 Application of NOAA-AVHRR to FMC estimation
3.6 Foliage moisture assessment using high resolution data
4 Meteorological fire danger indices and remote sensing
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Processes and components embodied in fire danger indices
4.3 Meteorological fire danger indices
4.4 Large fire danger rating with meteorological indices in the European Mediterranean Basin
4.5 Satellite data and meteorological danger indices
5 Integrated fire risk mapping
5.1 Temporal and spatial scales in fire risk mapping
5.2 The use of GIS in fire risk assessment
5.3 Analysis of long-term fire risk on a European level
5.4 Examples of local-scale risk analysis
6 Fire detection and fire growth monitoring using satellite data
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Basis for fire detection from satellite data
6.3 General issues related to remote sensing of active fires
6.4 Active fire detection with NOAA-AVHRR images
6.5 Fire growth monitoring using AVHRR images
6.6 Future systems
6.7 Conclusions
7 Spectral characterisation and discrimination of burnt areas
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Spectral properties of burnt areas
7.3 Conclusions
8 Regional-scale burnt area mapping in southern Europe using NOAA-AVHRR 1km dataµ
8.1 Introduction µ
8.2 Methods for burnt land mapping
8.3 Mapping burnt areas in southeµrn Europe from NOAA-AVHRR data
8.4 Discussion and conclusions
9 Burnt land mapping at local scale
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Scale issues in burnt land mapping
9.3 Operational burnt land mapping in Mediterranean landscapes
9.4 Techniques for burnt land mapping
9.5 Discrimination of damage intensities
9.6 Epilogue
References.
Notes:
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Chuvieco, Emilio. editor., Editor,
ISBN:
3-642-60164-2
Publisher Number:
10.1007/978-3-642-60164-4 doi