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LBA-ECO LC-02 Hot Pixel Fire Indicator Data for Tri-national MAP Region: 2003-2006


Data setLBA-ECO LC-02 Hot Pixel Fire Indicator Data for Tri-national MAP Region: 2003-2006
Release date2011-10-27
ProjectLarge Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment (LBA-ECO)
Time period2003-01-01 to 2006-12-31

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This data set provides hot pixel data, as an indicator of fires, that were detected by various satellites in the tri-national MAP region (Madre de Dios-Peru, Acre-Brazil, and Pando-Bolivia) in 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006. Data from the following satellites/sensors were compiled: NOAA-12, NOAA-14, NOAA-15, and NOAA-16, which transports the AVHRR sensor; GOES-8 and GOES- 12, which transports the GOES Imager; and AQUA and TERRA, both which transport the MODIS sensor. These data were made available by the Centro de Previsao do Tempo e Estudos Climaticos (CPTEC) of the Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE) via the internet ( This data set contains 12 comma-delimited ASCII data files. Hot pixel data from satellites can be used as an indicator of fires and for the understanding of fire frequency in remote areas. The publication by Vasconcelos and Brown, 2007, which has been included as a companion file, describes the application of these data in the MAP region. In addition to the the hot pixel data, each observation has a derived vegetation type, susceptibility to fire, recent and past precipitation amounts, and a calculated fire risk value. These data are described in the Fire Risk Factor companion file, by Alberto W. Setzer and Raffi A. Sismanoglu, Version 5, February 2006.

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Vasconcelos, S., and I.F. Brown. 2011. LBA-ECO LC-02 Hot Pixel Fire Indicator Data for Tri-national MAP Region: 2003-2006. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDatesLatitudeLongitude
LC02_Bolivia_Hot_Pixels_2004.csv 20.3MB 2004-01-05 to 2004-12-31 9.75S to 22.87S57.52W to 69.55W
LC02_Peru_Hot_Pixels_2003.csv 3.7MB 2003-01-02 to 2003-12-31 0.17S to 18.30S65.39W to 81.22W
LC02_Bolivia_Hot_Pixels_2003.csv 4.3MB 2003-01-01 to 2003-12-31 10.94S to 18.22S57.54W to 65.54W
LC02_Peru_Hot_Pixels_2004.csv 5.3MB 2004-01-02 to 2004-12-31 0.07S to 18.20S68.71W to 81.25W
LC02_Brazil_Hot_Pixels_2005.csv 2.5MB 2005-01-08 to 2005-11-06 7.38S to 11.13S66.63W to 73.90W
LC02_Brazil_Hot_Pixels_2003.csv 750.3KB 2003-01-02 to 2003-12-22 7.40S to 11.12S66.63W to 73.63W
LC02_Peru_Hot_Pixels_2005.csv 2.4MB 2005-01-02 to 2005-12-31 0.23S to 18.20S68.86W to 81.25W
LC02_Bolivia_Hot_Pixels_2005.csv 11.9MB 2005-01-01 to 2005-12-31 9.68S to 22.88S57.48W to 69.97W
LC02_Bolivia_Hot_Pixels_2006.csv 12.0MB 2006-01-05 to 2006-12-31 9.68S to 22.88S52.57W to 69.97W
LC02_Brazil_Hot_Pixels_2004.csv 974.0KB 2004-01-27 to 2004-12-28 7.37S to 11.14S66.65W to 73.78W
LC02_Hot_Pixels_Brazil_2006.csv 286.2KB 2006-01-01 to 2006-12-08 7.30S to 11.11S66.65W to 73.60W
LC02_Peru_Hot_Pixels_2006.csv 868.7KB 2006-01-01 to 2006-12-29 0.42S to 18.18S68.69W to 81.28W

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Data set has 3 companion files.

  • Risk_of_Fire_Calculations.pdf
  • Vasconcelos_paper.pdf
  • LC02_MAP_Fire_Indicators.pdf