Skip to main content

DAAC Home > Get Data > Field Campaigns > SAFARI 2000 (S2K) > Data Files

SAFARI 2000 Global Burned Area Map, 1-km, Southern Africa, 2000

Data Set Overview

Data setSAFARI 2000 Global Burned Area Map, 1-km, Southern Africa, 2000
DOIhttps://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/790
Release date2005-06-01
ProjectSouthern African Regional Science Initiative Project (SAFARI 2000)
Time period2000-01-01

Usage Metrics

CountEarliest DateLatest DateData Usage
Citations220102015Publications citing this data set
Downloads4652007-12-032017-03-16952 total files downloaded

Description

The Global Burned Area 2000 initiative (GBA2000) was launched by the Global Vegetation Mapping Unit of the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, in partnership with several other institutions, to develop reliable and quantitative information on the global magnitude and spatial distribution of biomass burning. The objective of GBA2000 was to produce a map of the areas burned globally for the year 2000, using the medium resolution satellite imagery provided by the SPOT-VEGETATION (VGT) system and to derive statistics of area burned per type of vegetation cover. A subset of the global GBA20000 map was prepared for SAFARI 2000 to map the area burned in sub-Saharan Africa during 2000 on a monthly basis using VGT imagery at 1 km spatial resolution. Burned areas were identified with a classification tree, relying only on the near-infrared channel of VGT. The data used in this work are in the S1 daily synthesis format, i.e. the data are radiometrically calibrated, precisely geo-located, and corrected for atmospheric effects.The data are binary image files of area burned, BSQ format in geographic projection. There is one file for each month of 2000 and one file for all of the year 2000. There is also a comma-delimited ASCII text file that provides geographic coordinates (latitude and longitude) of the center of each pixel indicated as a burned area for all of 2000.

Data set documentation

Citation

Joint Research Centre, European Comission. 2005. SAFARI 2000 Global Burned Area Map, 1-km, Southern Africa, 2000. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/790

See our Data Citations and Acknowledgements policy for more information.

Download citation from Datacite
RISBibTexOther
Crosscite Citation Formatter

Data Files

Sign in to download data set files.

Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
africa_gba2000-01.zip 274.0KB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
africa_gba2000-02.zip 172.0KB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
africa_gba2000-03.zip 135.6KB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
africa_gba2000-04.zip 134.9KB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
africa_gba2000-05.zip 177.0KB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
africa_gba2000-06.zip 260.3KB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
africa_gba2000-07.zip 295.7KB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
africa_gba2000-08.zip 262.2KB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
africa_gba2000-09.zip 264.0KB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
africa_gba2000-10.zip 220.4KB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
africa_gba2000-11.zip 227.4KB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
africa_gba2000-12.zip 308.8KB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
africa_gba2000-total.zip 1.1MB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31

Companion Files

Sign in to download companion files.

Data set has 5 companion files.

  • gba2000_country_month_totals.csv
  • gba2000_country_month.csv
  • spot_veg_burned_readme.pdf
  • africa_gba2000-total_csv.zip
  • gba2000_country_vegetation_2000.csv