Peter J. Weisberg

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Department of Natural Resources and Environmental ...
University of Nevada
Reno , NV , United States

Publications in Fire Ecology

Assessing Accuracy of Manually-mapped Wildfire Perimeters In Topographically Dissected Areas
Pages: 22-31
DOI: 10.4996/fireecology.0301022

Accurate mapping of wildfires is critical to fire management. Technological advances in remote sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) over the last decade have been widely incorporated into wildfire mapping and management, but neither have been assessed for accuracy nor compared to established manual methods. Since Landsat-based mapping of wildfires will soon replace manual mapping methods, this type of comparison is critical to understanding the strengths of each method.  [Read More]

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