GFED: Global Fire Emissions Database

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GFED: Global Fire Emissions Database
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The Global Fire Emissions Database (GFED)  "combines satellite information on fire activity and vegetation productivity to estimate gridded monthly burned area and fire emissions, as well as scalars that can be used to calculate higher temporal resolution emissions."

Key Strengths

Key Strengths

Gridded "high resolution"

Please cite data sources, following the data providers' instructions
Suggested Data Citation
Dataset DOIs
None
Hosted Climate Index Files
None
Data Access
None
Usage Restrictions
None

Key Figures

GFED "basis_regions". [ D. Shea, NCAR]

Sample from January, 1997: Biomass-Burning-Carbon_Emissions (top) and the Contribution of Agriculture (bottom). [ D. Shea, NCAR]

Burned fraction (%) climatology: July: 1997-2015. [D. Shea, NCAR]

Other Information

Earth system components and main variables
Type of data product
Dataset collections
None

Years of record
to
Data time period extended
Yes, data set is extended
Timestep
Daily, Monthly, Annual
Domain
Formats:
HDF
Input Data

satellite

Vertical Levels:
Missing Data Flag
Spatially complete
Ocean or Land
None
Spatial Resolution

720x1440, 0.25

Model Resolution (reanalysis)
None
Data Assimilation Method
None
Model Vintage (reanalysis)
None

Key Publications
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