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United States Geological Survey fire science--Fire danger monitoring and forecasting

http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2012/3121/

We use moderate resolution satellite data to assess live fuel condition for estimating fire danger. Using 23 years of vegetation condition measurements, we are able to determine the relative greenness of wildland vegetation susceptible to burning.

by Eidenshink, Jeff C. and Howard, Stephen M.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2012-3121
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Fires, Geography, Hazards, Infrared imaging, Risk assessment, Vegetation
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