Forest Fire

Wildfire Risk Mapping in the Eastern Mongolia using Remote Sensing and Multi Criteria Analysis

ff3Year: 2012-2013
Country: Mongolia
Location within country: Eastern part of Mongolia

This project aimed at mapping the wildfire risk areas in the Eastern part of the country (especially in the Khentii, Sukhbaatar and Dornod provinces), where the wildfire is one of the most important natural hazards in the country causing significant damages to the environment as well as the country’s economy every year.

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Influence of Climate Variation and Vegetation Greenness on Forest Fire Occurrence - A Case study in Central Kalimantan Province, Indonesia

ff2Year: 2008-2009
Country: Indonesia
Location within country: Central Kalimantan province

The project aimed at developing a relationship among several physical parameters responsible for forest fire occurrences such as rainfall, vegetation greenness etc.
The study area, Central Kalimantan province is one of the worst forest fire affected provinces in Indonesia.

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Forest Fire Risk Zone Mapping by using Remote Sensing and GIS

ff1Year: 2007-2008
Country: Vietnam
Location within country: Quang Ninh province

The objectives of this project were: 1) To investigate the forest fire occurrence in the study area using Remote Sensing data and ground truth information, 2) To compare the hotspot from ground truth survey and MODIS Fire Product (MOD-14) for validation, 3) To generate forest fire risk zone map.

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