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Monitoring trends in burn severity: project overview and data access

Date: June 19, 2012
Presenter(s): Joshua J. Picotte, Jennifer Lecker

Monitoring Trends in Burn Severity (MTBS) is a multi-year, interagency project designed to consistently map the location, extent and associated burn severity of large fires occurring on all lands of the United States from 1984 to present. The suite of mapping, data and analysis products facilitated by the project are derived from satellite data using image processing and analysis techniques established by the USGS and USFS.

Topic(s): Fire Effects, Ecological - First Order, Fire Intensity / Burn Severity, Fire Regime
Ecosystem(s): None
Type: Webinar
NRFSN number: 12852
FRAMES RCS number: 12644
Record updated: May 24, 2018