Global Wildfire Information System Country Profile
Team Lead(s):
  • Luigi Boschetti
    University of Idaho
  • David P. Roy
    Michigan State University
Lead Agency:
  • European Commission
Partner Agency:
  • Group on Earth Observations
  • Copernicus
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Publication Date: 2021

Cataloging Information

  • burned area
  • datasets
  • GlobFire
  • GWIS - Global Wildfire Information System
  • MODIS - Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
  • remote sensing
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Record Last Modified: April 8, 2021
FRAMES Record Number: 63070


The datasets distributed from the new "County Profiles" portal are designed to be used for Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change compliant fire activity reporting and emission inventories. From the new portal, users can access tables, maps and interactive charts that summarize the current and past fire activity for each country, such as the area burned, the fire seasonality, the number and size of fire events. It is the first global fire data portal specifically developed for policy support, so the researchers expect the datasets to be widely used in national fire assessments and to support wildfire management and risk reduction.

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