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The Experimental Wildfire ABBA (Automated Biomass Burning Algorithm) Fire Product

Abstract: [from the Wildfire ABBA home page]

The experimental Wildfire Automated Biomass Burning Algorithm (WFABBA)
is currently generating half-hourly fire data for the Western
Hemisphere. The geostationary NOAA weather satellite GOES-12 provides
coverage for North and South America while GOES-10 covers North
America only. The WFABBA is an extension of ... View entire text
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Description: Current GIF images from GOES are accessible from the links on
this page.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 76.63   S: 13.71   E: -61.48   W: -177.1

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: University of Wisconsin-Madison, CIMSS
Dataset Title: The Experimental Wildfire ABBA Fire Product
Dataset Release Place: Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Dataset Publisher: University of Wisconsin-Madison, CIMSS
Data Presentation Form: Images
Online Resource:
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints To maintain the integrity of the data, use of this data for
publications, posters, or talks requires an offer of authorship to the
UW-Madison CIMSS GOES Biomass Burning Monitoring Program. Please send
authorship requests to
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 608-263-6607
Fax: 608-262-5974
Email: elaine.prins at
Contact Address:
NOAA/NESDIS/ORA Advanced Satellite Products Teams (ASPT)
Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS)
1225 West Dayton Street
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Space Science & Engineering Center
City: Madison
Province or State: WI
Postal Code: 53706
Country: USA
Distribution Media: Online (HTTP)
Distribution Format: GIF
Fees: None
Email: gsfc-gcmduso at
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-11-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27
Future DIF Review Date: 2004-11-04

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