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The Global Burnt Area 2000 initiative GBA-2000 Mapping, from SPOT-VEGETATION S1 imagery, of the areas burnt globally during the year 2000 Final results.

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1 The Global Burnt Area 2000 initiative GBA-2000 Mapping, from SPOT-VEGETATION S1 imagery, of the areas burnt globally during the year 2000 Final results J-M. Grégoire & K. Tansey with E. Binaghi, L. Boschetti, P.A. Brivio, D. Ershov, S. Flasse, R. Fraser, D. Graetz, M. Maggi, P. Peduzzi, J.M.C. Pereira, J.M.N. Silva, A. Sousa and D. Stroppiana March 2003

2 GBA-2000 Product definition  a binary map (burnt-unburnt) monthly non-accumulative global burn scar map, at 1 km resolution  statistics of burnt areas area burnt in 2000 per country, per month, and per main types of vegetation cover

3 Total annual burned area estimated at  3.5 million km 2 > 600,000 burn scars detected

4 Africa: Total annual burned area estimated at  2.6 million km 2 > 300,000 burn scars detected Seasonal distribution of burning activity in Africa for the Year 2000

5 More on GBA2000 Tansey K., 2002, Implementation of regional burnt area algorithms for the GBA2000 initiative Publications of the European Commission, EUR 20532, December 2002, pp. 159 Tansey K., J-M. Grégoire, I. Marengo, L. Boschetti, P.A. Brivio, D. Ershov, R. Fraser, M. Maggi, P. Peduzzi, J.M.C. Pereira, J.M.N. Silva and D. Stroppiana, 2002, A global map of burnt vegetation at 1km resolution for the year 2000 derived from SPOT VGT data Quantifying Terrestrial Carbon Sinks, Wengen, Switzerland, Sep , Climatic Change, review phase, March 2003 Grégoire J-M., K. Tansey, and J.M.N. Silva, 2003, The GBA2000 initiative: Developing a global burned area database from SPOT-VEGETATION imagery Int. J. Remote Sensing, Volume 24, Number 6/March 20, 2003, Tansey K. et al., 2003,Vegetation burning in the year 2000: Global burned area estimates from SPOT VEGETATION data, J. of Geophysical Research, special Issue on Global Trace Gaz Emissions from Biomass Burning, submitted, March

6 Perspectives A selection of GBA2000 algorithms ESA initiative global land products fire products FAPAR & LAI.....


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