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, Türkiye, 11 - 13 Haziran 2009, ss.27-28 identifier identifier

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  • Doi Numarası: 10.1109/rast.2009.5158210
  • Basıldığı Şehir: İstanbul
  • Basıldığı Ülke: Türkiye
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.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.