GLOBSCAR: ATSR World Burned Surface Atlas
Entry ID: GLOBSCAR

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Summary
Abstract: Background:

Due to the environmental consequences of vegetation fires on a global scale
(atmospheric emissions, greenhouse effect), regular maps of burned surfaces at
a global scale are required by the scientific community. The CEOS pilot project
Global Observation of Forest Cover (GOFC) has in particular requested the
production of 1km resolution global area burnt products using ATSR-2.

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Description: GlobScar
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: ESA
Dataset Title: ATSR World Burned Surface Atlas
Dataset Publisher: ESA
Data Presentation Form: map
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-12-31
Access Constraints After preliminary assessment of the products, GLOBSCAR data is now available
free of charge. Before using the data, it is recommended to read the Products
Qualification Report, which provides information on the products performance
and limitations The data is available from the Geosuccess web site.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Earthnet Online, European Space Agency Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://earth.esa.int

Data Center Personnel
Name: ESA EARTH OBSERVATION HELPDESK
Phone: +39 06 94180777
Fax: +39 06 94180292
Contact Address:
ESA/ESRIN
Via Galileo Galilei, CP 64
City: Frascati
Postal Code: I-00044
Country: Italy
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Distribution Format: raster files
Fees: No fees
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Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-12-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-03-22
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