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SAFARI 2000 1-Degree Estimates of Burned Biomass, Area, and Emissions, 2000

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Data setSAFARI 2000 1-Degree Estimates of Burned Biomass, Area, and Emissions, 2000
DOI10.3334/ORNLDAAC/754
Release date2004-11-01
ProjectSAFARI 2000 (S2K)
Time Period2000-08-01

Description

A new method is used to generate spatial estimates of monthly averaged biomass burned area and spatial and temporal estimates of trace gas and aerosol emissions from open fires in southern Africa. Global burned area data for the year 2000 (GBA2000) supplemented with the Along Track Scanning Radiometer (ATSR) fire count data are employed to quantify the area burned at 1-km resolution by using a fractional vegetation cover map derived from satellite observations.

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Citation

Ito, A., and J.E. Penner. 2004. SAFARI 2000 1-Degree Estimates of Burned Biomass, Area, and Emissions, 2000. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/754
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Project

SAFARI 2000 (S2K): The SAFARI 2000 project was an international science initiative to study the linkages between land and atmosphere processes in the southern African region. In addition, SAFARI 2000 examined the relationship of biogenic, pyrogenic, and anthropogenic emissions and the consequences of their deposition to the functioning of the biogeophysical and biogeochemical systems of southern Africa. This initiative, which was conducted in 1999-2001, was built around a number of ongoing, already-funded activities by NASA, the international community, and African nations in the southern African region.

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
emissions_model_2000.zip 296.8 KB 2000-08-01 - 2000-09-30
emissions_model_2000_images.zip 253.5 KB 2000-08-01 - 2000-09-30

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