Project: SAFARI 2000Project: SAFARI 2000
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.
Data Set: SAFARI 2000 Pre- and Post-fire Reflectance near Kaoma, Zambia, Dry Season 2000Data Set: SAFARI 2000 Pre- and Post-fire Reflectance near Kaoma, Zambia, Dry Season 2000
The main goal of this study was to analyze the possibility of estimating combustion completeness based on fire-induced spectral reflectance changes of surface features by the development of relationships between combustion completeness and pre-fire to post-fire spectral reflectance changes, in the green, red, and near-infrared spectral domains (equivalent to Landsat ETM+ channels 2, 3, and 4).
Detailed Documentation: Data Set Reference Document
Silva, J. M. N., J. M. C. Pereira, and A. C. L. Sa. 2004. SAFARI 2000 Pre- and Post-fire Reflectance near Kaoma, Zambia, Dry Season 2000. Data set. Available on-line [http://daac.ornl.gov/] from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/757
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All Data Taken At Latitude: 14.79S, Longitude: 24.80E
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