Burned Area Maps of Portugal
Entry ID: IGBP-DIS_FIRE_PORTUGAL

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Summary
Abstract: The Fire Product: Burned Area Maps of Portugal was part of the
International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme Data and Information
System (IGBP-DIS) Regional Satellite Fire Data Compilation CD-ROM.

The burned area maps of Portugal, for the years 1991-94 were obtained
from supervised classification of Landsat 5 Thematic Mapper
imagery. The work was performed using raw digital counts, i.e.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 43.0   S: 38.0   E: -7.0   W: -10.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: J.M. Pereira, J.M.N. Silva, A. Sousa
Dataset Title: Burned area maps of Portugal
Dataset Series Name: Regional Satellite Fire Data Compilation CD-ROM
Dataset Release Date: July 1997
Dataset Release Place: France
Dataset Publisher: IGBP-DIS
Data Presentation Form: ASCII, Images
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1991-01-01
Stop Date: 1994-12-31
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: annual
Platform
LANDSAT Ancillary Description
Use Constraints The data contributed by our team are the property of the Direc o-Geral
das Florestas, of the Ministry of Agriculture of Portugal.
Permission for use of these data by other researchers is
required, and must be obtained from the first author.
Ancillary Keywords
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Forestry Department, Institute of Agronomy, University of Technology, Lisbon Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.isa.utl.pt/def/

Data Center Personnel
Name: JOSE MIGUEL PEREIRA
Phone: 351 1 360 2092
Fax: 351 1 364 5000
Email: jmcpereira at isa.utl.pt
Contact Address:
D.E.F./I.S.A.
TAPADA DA AJUDA
City: Lisboa
Postal Code: 1300
Country: PORTUGAL
Distribution
Distribution Media: CD-ROM, online WWW
Distribution Format: ASCII, GIF Images
Fees: None for online access
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: gsfc-gcmduso at mail.nasa.gov
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Publications/References
Garcia, M.J.L. and V. Caselles (1991) Mapping burns and natural
reforestation using Thematic Mapper data. Geocarto International 1:
31-37.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2002-03-15
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