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Title: Fire emissions in the Global Wildfire Information System (version 2-3-1)


This dataset series refers to the information on fire emissions provided by the Global Wildfire Information System (GWIS). ▷How to cite: see below◁  

Fire emissions information is a selection of fire emissions species presented in GWIS to allow compatibility with the emissions estimates provided in the European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS). Available fire emissions species are black carbon; methane; carbon dioxide; carbon monoxide; solfur dioxide; nitogen oxides; organic carbon; particulate matter; non-methane hydro-carbon; and total carbon in aerosols.

How to cite - When using these data, please cite the relevant data sources. A suggested citation is included in the following:       

  • San-Miguel-Ayanz, J., Houston Durrant, T., Boca, R., Libertà, G., Branco, A., de Rigo, D., Ferrari, D., Maianti, P., Artés Vivancos, T., Schulte, E., Loffler, P., Benchikha, A., Abbas, M., Humer, F., Konstantinov, V., Pešut, I., Petkoviček, S., Papageorgiou, K., Toumasis, I., ...
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Last modified 2018-01-07
Issue date 2018-09-28
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Temporal coverage

From: 2015-01-01

Language English
Data theme(s) Environment
EuroVoc concept(s) fire; natural hazard; scientific research
Geographic information
Fire emissions information in GWIS is provided by the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS) operated by the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecast (ECMWF). Further information on fire emissions presented in GWIS is available at ...
Geographic bounding box

90.0° N, 180.0° E, -90.0° S, -180.0° W

Coordinate Reference System WGS 84

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