Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) based forest fire detection and monitoring for reducing false alarms in forest-fires
Document Type: Journal Article
Author(s): S. Sudhakar; V. Vijayakumar; C. Sathiya Kumar; V. Priya; Logesh Ravi; V. Subramaniyaswamy
Publication Year: 2020

Cataloging Information

  • autonomous vehicles
  • fire forecasting
  • forest fire detection
  • India
  • smoke detection
  • UAV - unmanned aerial vehicles
  • International
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Record Last Modified: October 16, 2019
FRAMES Record Number: 58768


The primary sources for ecological degradation currently are the Forest Fires (FF). The present observation frameworks for FF absence need supporting in constant checking of each purpose of the location at all time and prime location of the fire dangers. This approach gives works on preparing UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) aeronautical picture information as indicated by the prerequisites of ranger service territory application on a UAV stage. It provides a continuous and remote watch on a flame in forests and mountains, all the while the UAV is flying and getting the elevated information, helping clients maintain the number and area of flame focuses. Observing programming spreads capacities, including Fire: source identification, area, choice estimation, and LCD module. This paper proposed includes (1) Color Code Identification, (2) Smoke Motion Recognition, and (3) Fire Classification algorithms. Strikingly, the use of a helicopter with visual cameras portrayed. The paper introduces the strategies utilized for flame division invisible cameras, and the systems to meld the information acquired the following: Correctly, the current FF location stays testing, given profoundly convoluted and non-organized conditions of the forest, smoke hindering the flame, the movement of cameras mounted on UAVs, and analogs of fire attributes. These unfavorable impacts can truly purpose either false alert. This work focuses on the improvement of trustworthy and exact FF recognition algorithms which apply to UAVs. To effectively execute missions and meet their relating execution criteria examinations on the best way to diminish false caution rates, increment the possibility of profitable recognition, and upgrade versatile abilities to different conditions are firmly requested to improve the unwavering quality and precision of FF location framework.

Online Link(s):
Sudhakar, S.; Vijayakumar, V.; Sathiya Kumar, C.; Priya, V.; Ravi, Logesh; Subramaniyaswamy, V. 2020. Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) based forest fire detection and monitoring for reducing false alarms in forest-fires. Computer Communications 149:1-16.