SEVERICAT is the new burn severity map server of Catalonia from 1986 and beyond

SEVERICAT maps quantify fire effects on above-ground biomass. nike air max 2016 goedkoop These maps are obtained from satellite imagery (Landsat, 30m resolution) using standard methodologies based on the calculation of the vegetation index NBR (Normalized Burn Ratio).

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  • Satel·lite images before and after the fire are compared, Nike Air zoom Pegasus 33 damskie quantifying changes and mapping the resulting indices. header_severicat1 (2)The main objective of SEVERICAT is to provide consistent and objective burn severity data potentially useful for:

    • Research in wildfire ecology: for better understanding fire regimes and their interaction with vegetation.
    • Forest assessment and management: for short-term management after fire, new balance 373 bleu marine homme as well as for monitoring medium and long-term trends in burn severity impacts according to different forest vegetation types, New Balance 515 hombre fuel models or forest management actions.

    SEVERICAT is a project promoted by the CEMFOR (Mediterranean Centre for Forest Research) from the CTFC (Forest Science Centre of Catalonia). SEVERICAT data can be visualized on the same web and burn severity data can be downloaded in different GIS formats. Air Jordan 6 Retro For the moment the server provides information from 15 historical fires in Catalonia since 1984, adidas store but it will be periodically updated as new information becomes available. Canotta NCAA More information: http://severicat.ctfc.cat/

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