This webinar series provides a basic overview of remote sensing, tools for accessing and visualizing relevant NASA Earth science data, and case study applications for utilizing tools for pre- and post-burn wildfire conditions.
Attendees will be able to:
No remote sensing experience required.
This course is intended for land managers at the local, state and federal level, NGOs, international management agencies and private sector organizations.
This webinar is free, but you must register for each session before viewing the recording.
An overview of the NASA Applied Science Program and ARSET, an outline of the course, overview of global wildfire issues, how remote sensing is used for wildfires, advantages and disadvantages of remote sensing and the fundamentalos of remote sensing (spatial, temporal, spectral resolution). View the recording »
An overview of satellite data processing levels, satellites and sensors for wildfire applications (Landsat, MODIS, MERRA, SMAP), satellite data products and tools for data access for national and global wildfire applications (LANDFIRE, FIRMS, global fire maps, Worldview), and a demonstration of FIRMS MODIS active fires. View the recording »