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9 December 2003

5 November 2003

3 July 2003


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 Piper Navajo remote sensing aircraft

Fire Science

Wildfire Monitoring and Prediction
Fire Imaging


Post-fire vegetation mortality survey,
Cleveland National Forest
5 November 2003

As viewed by the FireMapper™ system
in reflected red, near-IR, and thermal IR frequencies

Images were collected from the PSW Airborne Sciences Aircraft flying over the area of the Cedar Fire.




Location Map:

Shaded relief map of the Cuyamaca Rancho State Park area. Color overlays show area of processed imagery.

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Image 1:

Image showing Cuyamaca Rancho State Park.

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(This RGB image shows reflected red light at 650 nm in red, reflected NIR at 850 nm in green, and thermal IR at 10.5 um in blue.)




Image 2:

Image mosaic from Cuyamaca Rancho State Park in a Google Earth overlay.

View the Park area in Google Earth.
Locations approximate, low resolution version.

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Archives of past fires: 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001

Forest mapping: 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001


FireMapper™ Specifications: Instrument

FireMapper™ References: Publications

FireMapper™ Tools- image analysis software: ftp downloads page

For Further Information: contact Dr. Philip J. Riggan

FireMapper™ has been developed through a Research Joint Venture with Space Instruments, Inc., and support from the National Fire Plan, Forest Service International Programs, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Joint Fire Sciences Program, and the U.S. Agency for International Development.

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