Welcome To GOFC/GOLD-Fire

 

Fire Radiative Power products

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Fire Frequency Mongolia (2003-2008)

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ATSR World Fire Atlas

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DMSP Fire Monitoring

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Fire Activities (Southeast Asia)

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VIIRS Active Fires(Canada)

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MODIS Active fires (2010)

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MODIS Web Fire Mapper

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Global Fire Emissions

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NOAA SSD Hazard System

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USFS Remote Sensing

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Burned areas – Latin America

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Global Fire Early Warning System

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Fire Frequency (MODIS)

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LAPAN Remote Sensing System

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GOFC/GOLD (Global Observations of Forest and Land Cover Dynamics) is a project of the Global Terrestrial Observing System (GTOS) program, which is sponsored by the Integrated Global Observing Strategy (IGOS). The main goal of GOFC/GOLD is to provide a forum for international information exchange, observation and data coordination, and a framework for establishing the necessary long-term monitoring systems.

The GOFC/GOLD-Fire Mapping and Monitoring Theme is aimed at refining and articulating the international observation requirements and making the best possible use of fire products from the existing and future satellite observing systems, for fire management, policy decision-making and global change research.

GOFC/GOLD is promoting a self-organized regional networks of data users, data brokers and providers, where closer linkages and collaborations are established with emphasis on an improved understanding of user requirements and product quality. GOFC/GOLD-Fire is pursuing, in a joint effort with the Committee on Earth Observing Satellites (CEOS) Working Group on Calibration and Validation (WGCV) Land Product Validation (LPV) subgroup, the coordinated validation of fire products by standardized protocols.

GOFC/GOLD-Fire is partnering with the Global Fire Monitoring Center (GFMC) , and the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) Wildland Fire Advisory Group / Global Wildland Fire Network.