An unplanned, unwanted wildland fire including unauthorized human-caused fires, escaped wildland fire use events, escaped prescribed fire projects, and all other wildland fires where the objective is to put the fire out. source: GFMC
5 Jul 2016, NASA, United States of America - gov
The Amazon basin is experiencing increased risk of fire, driven by record high temperatures and the driest season since 2002. Scientists have been monitoring meteorological and hydrological conditions through the Amazon fire forecast model, which focuses on the link between sea surface temperatures and fire activity.
|Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database|
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