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Fire Intensity and Burn Severity Metrics for Circumpolar Boreal Forests, 2001-2013

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DatasetFire Intensity and Burn Severity Metrics for Circumpolar Boreal Forests, 2001-2013
DOIhttps://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1520
Release date2017-07-24
ProjectVegetation Collection
Time period2001-01-01 to 2013-12-31

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Downloads292017-07-212017-09-15121 total files downloaded

Description

This data set provides products characterizing immediate and longer-term ecosystem changes from fires in the circumpolar boreal forests of Northern Eurasia and North America. The data include fire intensity (fire radiative power; FRP), increase in spring albedo, decrease in tree cover, normalized burn ratio, normalized difference vegetation index, and land surface temperature, as well as three derived fire metrics: crown scorch, vegetation destruction, and fire-induced tree mortality. Longer-term changes are indicated by mean albedo determined 5-12 years after fires, mean percent decrease in tree cover 5-7 years after fires, and mean annual burned percentage. The data cover the period 2001-2013 and are provided at quarter, half, and one degree resolutions for boreal forests within the 40 to 80 degree North circumpolar region. The data were derived from a variety of sources including MODIS products, climate reanalysis data, and forest inventories. A data file with identified boreal forest area (pixels), as defined by climate and vegetation type, and a file with the defined North American and Eurasian boreal forest study regions are included.

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Rogers, B.M., A.J. Soja, M.L. Goulden, and J.T. Randerson. 2017. Fire Intensity and Burn Severity Metrics for Circumpolar Boreal Forests, 2001-2013. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1520

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
NDVI_1_degree.tif 25.7KB 2001-01-01 to 2012-12-31
NDVI_half_degree.tif 56.1KB 2001-01-01 to 2012-12-31
NDVI_quarter_degree.tif 186.5KB 2001-01-01 to 2012-12-31
boreal_regions_1_degree.tif 4.6KB 2001-01-01 to 2013-12-31
boreal_regions_half_degree.tif 8.1KB 2001-01-01 to 2013-12-31
boreal_regions_quarter_degree.tif 37.6KB 2001-01-01 to 2013-12-31
crown_scorch_1_degree.tif 20.5KB 2003-01-01 to 2009-12-31
crown_scorch_half_degree.tif 40.3KB 2003-01-01 to 2009-12-31
crown_scorch_quarter_degree.tif 126.4KB 2003-01-01 to 2009-12-31
day_land_surface_temp_1_degree.tif 24.1KB 2003-01-01 to 2012-12-31
day_land_surface_temp_half_degree.tif 50.8KB 2003-01-01 to 2012-12-31
day_land_surface_temp_quarter_degree.tif 163.9KB 2003-01-01 to 2012-12-31
fire_radiative_power_1_degree.tif 27.4KB 2003-01-01 to 2013-12-31
fire_radiative_power_half_degree.tif 63.6KB 2003-01-01 to 2013-12-31
fire_radiative_power_quarter_degree.tif 224.8KB 2003-01-01 to 2013-12-31
normalized_burn_ratio_1_degree.tif 25.4KB 2001-01-01 to 2012-12-31
normalized_burn_ratio_half_degree.tif 55.5KB 2001-01-01 to 2012-12-31
normalized_burn_ratio_quarter_degree.tif 184.8KB 2001-01-01 to 2012-12-31
pct_boreal_pixel_1_degree.tif 47.4KB 2001-01-01 to 2013-12-31
pct_boreal_pixel_half_degree.tif 122.1KB 2001-01-01 to 2013-12-31
pct_boreal_pixel_quarter_degree.tif 514.7KB 2001-01-01 to 2013-12-31
pct_burned_1_degree.tif 26.2KB 2001-01-01 to 2012-12-31
pct_burned_half_degree.tif 54.2KB 2001-01-01 to 2012-12-31
pct_burned_quarter_degree.tif 174.4KB 2001-01-01 to 2012-12-31
spring_albedo_1_degree.tif 26.1KB 2001-01-01 to 2012-12-31
spring_albedo_5to12_yrs_1_degree.tif 23.9KB 2001-01-01 to 2008-12-31
spring_albedo_5to12_yrs_half_degree.tif 48.7KB 2001-01-01 to 2008-12-31
spring_albedo_5to12_yrs_quarter_degree.tif 152.5KB 2001-01-01 to 2008-12-31
spring_albedo_half_degree.tif 56.6KB 2001-01-01 to 2012-12-31
spring_albedo_quarter_degree.tif 184.8KB 2001-01-01 to 2012-12-31
tree_cover_decrease_1_degree.tif 21.6KB 2001-01-01 to 2009-12-31
tree_cover_decrease_5to7_yrs_1_degree.tif 19.0KB 2001-01-01 to 2005-12-31
tree_cover_decrease_5to7_yrs_half_degree.tif 36.1KB 2001-01-01 to 2005-12-31
tree_cover_decrease_5to7_yrs_quarter_degree.tif 113.0KB 2001-01-01 to 2005-12-31
tree_cover_decrease_half_degree.tif 44.4KB 2001-01-01 to 2009-12-31
tree_cover_decrease_quarter_degree.tif 142.6KB 2001-01-01 to 2009-12-31
tree_mortality_1_degree.tif 17.3KB 2001-01-01 to 2005-12-31
tree_mortality_half_degree.tif 32.6KB 2001-01-01 to 2005-12-31
tree_mortality_quarter_degree.tif 103.7KB 2001-01-01 to 2005-12-31
veg_destructive_index_1_degree.tif 24.8KB 2001-01-01 to 2012-12-31
veg_destructive_index_half_degree.tif 53.1KB 2001-01-01 to 2012-12-31
veg_destructive_index_quarter_degree.tif 172.7KB 2001-01-01 to 2012-12-31

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