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LBA-ECO LC-39 MODIS Active Fire and Frequency Data for South America: 2000-2007

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DOIhttps://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1186
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Published2013-09-04
Updated2017-10-30
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Description

This data set, Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment (LBA-ECO) LC-39 Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Active Fire and Frequency Data for South America: 2000-2007, provides active fire locations and estimates of annual fire frequencies. Data from the MODIS sensors aboard the Terra (2000-2007) and Aqua (2003-2007) satellite platforms were analyzed to determine spatial and temporal patterns in satellite fire detections. The analysis considered a high-confidence subset of all MODIS fire detections to reduce the influence of false fire detections over small forest clearings in Amazonia (Schroeder et al., 2008). The number of unique days on which the active fire detections were recorded within a 1 km radius was estimated from the subset of active fire detections and the ArcGIS neighborhood variety algorithm.

Science Keywords

  • BIOSPHERE
  • ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS
  • FIRE ECOLOGY
  • FIRE OCCURRENCE
  • HUMAN DIMENSIONS
  • HABITAT CONVERSION/FRAGMENTATION
  • DEFORESTATION

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Morton, D.C., R.S. Defries, J.T. Randerson, L. Giglio, W. Schroeder, and G.R. van der Werf. 2013. LBA-ECO LC-39 MODIS Active Fire and Frequency Data for South America: 2000-2007. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1186

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