Data Set Overview
|Data set||SAFARI 2000 Emissions Estimates, MODIS Burned Area Product, Dry Season 2000|
|Project||SAFARI 2000 (S2K)|
The recently generated MODIS burned area product over southern Africa for the month of September 2000 was used to calculate regional biomass burning emissions from grassland and woodland fires for a number of trace gases and particulates at 1 km spatial resolution. A dynamic regional fuel load model developed for southern Africa in support of SAFARI 2000 fire emissions modeling is used to compute spatially explicit southern Africa fuel load data.
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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.
Project data set list for SAFARI 2000 (S2K).
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|Data File (Granule)||File Size||Dates|
|MODIS_CO_update_81104.zip||2.0 MB||2000-08-31 - 2000-09-30|
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