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RLC Forest Fire Locations in Eastern Russia, 1998-1999

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Data setRLC Forest Fire Locations in Eastern Russia, 1998-1999
Release date2004-01-07
ProjectRussian Land Cover (RLC)
Time Period1998-04-01 to 1999-09-30


This dataset is derived from Russian forest fire imagery from the National Forest Fire Center of Russia archive that was collected by the Center of Remote Sensing, Institute of Solar Terrestrial Physics, Irkutsk, Russia for the 1998 and 1999 fire seasons. The data are vector (point) maps of forest fire locations (1998 and 1999) in ArcView shapefile format.


Data set reference document


Minko, N., T.A. Stone, and P. Schlesinger. 2003. RLC Forest Fire Locations in Eastern Russia, 1998-1999. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.
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Russian Land Cover (RLC): The Russian Land Cover database consists of land use and land cover satellite-based map products of Russia and of the Former Soviet Union. The GIS products included provide scientists and resource managers with the information needed in the management, characterization, and measurement of Russian forest resources as well as the land use and land cover data needed for Russian land management.

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  • RLC_east_forest_fires.pdf
  • fire_sum99_readme.txt
  • fire_sum98_readme.txt

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDatesCompanion file
erus98.tar.gz 1.7 MB 1998-04-01 - 1999-09-30 fire_sum98.gif
erus99.tar.gz 4.5 MB 1998-04-01 - 1999-09-30 fire_sum99.gif

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