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Type: Journal Article
Author(s): Ludovica Oddi; Chiara Maggi; Paolo Fiorucci; Edoardo Cremonese; Gianluca Filippa; Marta Galvagno; Consolata Siniscalco; Umberto Morra di Cella
Publication Date: 2022

Plant phenology reveals important information about the physiological status of plants, especially in relation to water availability. In many seasonally dry regions, such as the Mediterranean region, low water availability not only affects plant phenology, but also increases plant flammability and, thus, the likelihood of wildfire occurrence, suggesting that the phenological status of living vegetation can be used as an effective proxy to estimate fire risk for management purposes.

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Citation: Oddi, Ludovica; Maggi, Chiara; Fiorucci, Paolo; Cremonese, Edoardo; Filippa, Gianluca; Galvagno, Marta; Siniscalco, Consolata; Morra di Cella, Umberto. 2022. Keep an eye on Mediterranean vegetation: a phenocam approach. Environmental Sciences Proceedings 17(1):105.

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  • greenness
  • Italy
  • plant flammability
  • remote sensing
  • vegetation phenology
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FRAMES Record Number: 67622