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
  • Volume:
  • Doi Number: 10.1109/rast.2009.5158210
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.27-28
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: Yes


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.