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Carbon Emissions from Boreal Forest Fires

Ignition locations and burned areas in Alaska, 2015

Ignition locations and burned area for Interior Alaska in 2015 (from Veraverbeke et al, 2017).

ABoVE: Ignitions, burned area and emissions of fires in AK, YT, and NWT, 2001-2015

This data set provides estimates of daily burned area, carbon emissions and uncertainty, and daily fire ignition locations for boreal fires in Alaska, USA, and the Yukon and Northwest Territories, Canada. The data are at 500-m resolution for the period 2001 to 2015.

Data Citation
Veraverbeke, S., B.M. Rogers, M.L. Goulden, R. Jandt, C.E. Miller, E.B. Wiggins, and J.T. Randerson. 2017. ABoVE: Ignitions, burned area and emissions of fires in AK, YT, and NWT, 2001-2015. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.
http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1341

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