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RLC Forest Fire Locations in Eastern Russia, 1998-1999


Data setRLC Forest Fire Locations in Eastern Russia, 1998-1999
Release date2004-01-07
ProjectVegetation Collection
Time period1998-04-01 to 1999-09-30

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Downloads872008-04-172017-06-26491 total files downloaded


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.

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

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Data set has 3 companion files.

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