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dc.contributor.author Roy, DP en_US
dc.contributor.author Landmann, T en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2007-03-26T13:58:48Z en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2007-06-07T10:05:11Z
dc.date.available 2007-03-26T13:58:48Z en_US
dc.date.available 2007-06-07T10:05:11Z
dc.date.copyright en_US
dc.date.issued 2005-10-10 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Roy, DP and Landmann, T. 2005. Characterizing the surface heterogeneity of fire effects using multi-temporal reflective wavelength data. International Journal of Remote Sensing, vol. 26(19), pp 4197-4218 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0143-1161 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10204/2078 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10204/2078
dc.description.abstract The relationship between changes observed in multi-temporal remotely sensed data and disturbance processes are increasingly being studied in support of various land process modelling and management decision applications. The possibility of mapping both the location and degree of change and retrieving information concerning the disturbance process are primary goals. This paper studies changes in reflective wavelength data caused by the action of fire. We consider the heterogeneity of fire effects in terms of the fraction of the observation that burned (f) and the combustion completeness (cc). A spectral mixture model and field and satellite observations of prescribed fires are used to examine the relationship between change in reflectance, and cc and f. The prescribed fires were lit in different South African savannah types during the SAFARI 2000 dry season campaign. Implications for the development of methods to retrieve cc and f, for the development of methods to map the spatial extent of fire-affected areas with known detection capabilities are discussed. en_US
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dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd en_US
dc.rights Copyright: 2005 Taylor & Francis Ltd en_US
dc.source en_US
dc.subject Surface heterogeneity characteristics en_US
dc.subject Fire effects en_US
dc.subject Land process modelling en_US
dc.subject Management decision applications en_US
dc.subject Combustion completeness en_US
dc.subject Safari 2000 dry season campaign en_US
dc.subject Multi-temporal reflective wavelength data en_US
dc.subject Remote sensing en_US
dc.subject Imaging science en_US
dc.subject Photographic technology en_US
dc.title Characterizing the surface heterogeneity of fire effects using multi-temporal reflective wavelength data en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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