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Pettinari, M Lucrecia (2015): Global Fuelbed Dataset. Department of Geology, Geography and Environment, University of Alcala, Spain, PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.849808

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Abstract:
This dataset presents the first global fuel map, containing all the parameters required to be input in the Fuel Characteristic Classification System (FCCS). The dataset was developed from different spatial variables, both based on satellite Earth observation products and fuel databases, and is comprised by a global fuelbed map and a database that includes the parameters of each fuelbed that affect fire behavior and effects. A total of 274 fuelbeds were created and parameterized, and can be input into FCCS to obtain fire potentials, surface fire behavior and carbon biomass for each fuelbed.
The global fuel dataset can be used for a varied range of applications, including fire danger assessment, fire behavior estimations, fuel consumption calculations and emissions inventories.
Related to:
Pettinari, M Lucrecia; Chuvieco, Emilio (2016): Generation of a global fuel data set using the Fuel Characteristic Classification System. Biogeosciences, 13(7), 2061-2076, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-2061-2016
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On 2020-08-18 the file Global_fuelbeds_parameters was exchanged due to errors. The old version is still linked here as "Original version".
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#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethod/DeviceComment
1File nameFile namePettinari, M Lucrecia
2File sizeFile sizekBytePettinari, M Lucrecia
3Uniform resource locator/link to fileURL filePettinari, M Lucrecia
Change history:
2020-08-18T04:56:19 – File Global_fuelbeds_parameters.zip exchanged
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