Use of Satellite Images for Forest Fires in Area Determination and Monitoring

Gure M., Ozel M. E. , Yildirim H. H. , ÖZDEMİR M.

4th International Conference on Recent Advances in Space Technologies, İstanbul, Turkey, 11 - 13 June 2009, pp.27-28 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
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  • Doi Number: 10.1109/rast.2009.5158210
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.27-28


In Mediterranean climate regions, forest fires are quite common in summer months due to increases in air temperature. Reforestation of fire areas are a constitutional obligation in Turkey. Identification as well as the follow-up rehabilitation efforts can be carried out by remote sensing techniques in economic and practical ways.