9th EARSeL forest fire special interest group workshop on 'Quantifying the environmental impact of forest fires'

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories (EARSeL); University of Leicester
Date:
15-17 Oct 2013
Location:
United Kingdom (Warwickshire)
Venue:
Coombe Abbey

Workshop topics include:

  • Characterising the impact of fire severity and fire frequency across vegetation types
  • Validation methods for burned area mapping
  • Monitoring and modelling vegetation recovery after fire disturbance
  • Scaling from regional to global burned area maps
  • Mapping forest fires for REDD+ MRV
  • Using active fire mapping and fire radiative energy to inform on fire severity and impact.


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Event fee

With 3 nights of accommodation: EARSeL members - €800, non-members - €900, EARSeL students - €550, non-member students - €600; Without accommodation: EARSeL members - €500, non-members - €600, EARSeL Students - €250, non-member students €300

What is included in the event fee

The workshop fee includes the abstracts on CD, dinner on Monday evening (14 October) and Tuesday evening (15 October), and Mediaeval Banquet workshop dinner. The fee also includes lunch, coffee breaks. Wireless internet is available throughout the venue and also in the bedrooms.

How to register

For registration email Dr. Kevin Tansey or call him at +441162523859


Keywords

Themes:
GIS & Mapping
Hazards:
Wild Fire
Countries:
United Kingdom
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