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Wild Fire

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

New smartphone app for detection and monitoring forest fires in France.

15 Jul 2015, Irstea; SIGNALERT

In association with the start-up SIGNALERT, the unit Mediterranean Ecosystems and Risks (EMAX, in French) has begun an operating test of a free smartphone application for crowd-mapping and citizen science: SIGNALERT, an app for environmental monitoring. The operation will focus on the monitoring of forest fires in the south of France throughout the summer and fall of 2015...


Number of wild-fire occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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