Fire Scar Mapping in Alaska
Entry ID: IGBP-DIS_FIRE_ALASKA_SAR

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Summary
Abstract: The Fire Product: Fire Scar Mapping in Alaska was part of the
International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme Data and Information
System (IGBP-DIS) Regional Satellite Fire Data Compilation CD-ROM
(no longer available).

ERS Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imagery collected over the Boreal
forest regions of North America (Alaska and Canada) have displayed a
characteristic signature over regions which ... View entire text
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Description: Information on SAR fire detection and access to imagery.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 69.0   S: 64.0   E: -143.0   W: -144.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: M. Tuckman, E. Kasischke
Dataset Title: Fire Scar Mapping in Alaska
Dataset Series Name: Regional Satellite Fire Data Compilation CD-ROM
Dataset Release Date: July 1997
Dataset Release Place: France
Dataset Publisher: ERIM, IGBP-DIS
Data Presentation Form: ASCII, Images
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1992-09-06
Stop Date: 1992-09-06

Start Date: 1992-05-24
Stop Date: 1992-05-24
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: daily
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Sustainment Sciences and Technologies, Environmental Research Institute of Michigan Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.erim.org/sst/

Data Center Personnel
Name: MARK L. TUKMAN
Phone: 313-994-1200, Ext. 2468
Email: tukman at erim.org
Contact Address:
Environmental Research Institute of Michigan (ERIM)
PO Box 134001
City: Ann Arbor
Province or State: MI
Postal Code: 48113-4001
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: CD-ROM, online WWW
Distribution Format: ASCII, GIF Images
Fees: None for online access
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 313-994-1200, Ext. 2218
Fax: 313-994-5824
Email: erick at env.duke.edu
Contact Address:
Environmental Research Institute of Michigan (ERIM)
PO Box 134001
City: Ann Arbor
Province or State: MI
Postal Code: 48113-4001
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Bourgeau-Chavez, L.L., P.A. Harrell, E.S. Kasischke, and
N.H.F. French.1997. The detection and mapping of Alaskan wildfires
using a spaceborne imaging radar system. Int. J. Remote Sensing,
Vol. 18(2):355-373.

French, N.H.F., E.S. Kasischke, L.L. Bourgeau-Chavez, and
P.A. Harrell. 1996. Sensitivity of ERS-1 SAR to variations in soil
water in fire-disturbed Boreal forest ecosystems. Int. J. Remote
Sensing, Vol. 17(15):3037-3053.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2002-03-15
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