Product ID: 1676 - English
Published: 21 Sep, 2012
GLIDE: FR-2012-0816-DZA

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This map illustrates satellite-detected areas of wildfires, in the northern provinces of Algeria, from DMCii imagery taken 22 August 2012. Starting in June 2012 numerous wildfires have burned pine and oak forests within northern Algeria, likely resulting from a heat wave. The wildfire burn scars cover and approximate area of 1,524 square km. Subset one details satellite detected fire scars south of Blinda city and north of Medea city. Subset two details fire scars detected north of Setif city. This is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT.
Satellite Data: DMCii
Imagery Dates: 22 August 2012
Resolution: 22m
Source: DMCii
Road Data : Google Map Maker / OSM / ESRI
Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Analysis conducted with ArcGIS v10.1