GBA2000 Sources of Information

Where the GBA2000 algorithms are applied:

The months in the year when the algorithms are applied:

Production of Global Burned Area Products and General Information:

Joint Research Centre (JRC), European Commission (EC)

In collaboration with:

JRC Contacts

Hugh Eva
Global Environment Monitoring Unit - Institute for Environment andSustainability
Joint Research Centre
TP. 440 - 21020 Ispra ITALY
tel: ++39 0332 785110; fax: ++39 0332 789073; hugh.eva@jrc.it

Kevin Tansey (previously of the Global Vegetation Monitoring Unit - Institute for Environment and Sustainability - Joint Research Centre)
E-mail: kevin.tansey@le.ac.uk

Internet Map Server Application:

Contacts

Pascal Peduzzi
Early Warning Unit - UNEP/DEWA/GRID-Geneva
International Environment House - 1219 Geneva - Switzerland
tel: ++41 22 917.82.37; fax: ++41 22 917.80.29; Pascal.Peduzzi@grid.unep.ch

Regional Algorithms:

SOUTHERN AFRICA

Contacts

João M. N. Silva 
Forestry Department - Instituto Superior de Agronomia
Tapada da Ajuda - 1349-017 Lisboa - Portugal 
tel: ++351.21.3653387; fax: ++351.21.3645000; joaosilva@.isa.utl.pt

Jose M. C. Pereira 
Cartography Centre - Tropical Research Institute
Travessa Conde da Ribeira 9 - 1300-142 Lisboa - Portugal 
tel: ++352.21.3616340; fax: ++351.21.3640046; jmocpereira@clix.pt

WEST & CENTRAL AFRICA

Contacts

Pietro Alessandro Brivio
CNR - IREA (Inst. for Electromagnetic Sensing of the Environment) 
Via Bassini 15 - 20133 Milano ITALY 
tel: ++39 02 23699 289; fax: ++39 02 23699 300; brivio.pa@irea.cnr.it

CENTRAL AMERICA

Contacts

Luigi Boschetti 
CNR - IREA (Inst. for Electromagnetic Sensing of the Environment) 
Via Bassini 15 - 20133 Milano ITALY 
tel: ++39 02 23699 289; fax: ++39 02 23699 300;

AUSTRALIA

Contacts

Daniela Stroppiana 
CNR - IREA (Inst. for Electromagnetic Sensing of the Environment) 
Via Bassini 15 - 20133 Milano ITALY 
tel: ++39 02 23699 289; fax: ++39 02 23699 300, stroppiana.d@irea.cnr.it

CANADA

Contacts

Robert H. Fraser
Environmental Monitoring Section - Canada Centre for Remote Sensing 
588 Booth St., Ottawa, ON, K1A 0Y7 
tel: 613-947-6613; fax: 613-947-1406; Robert.Fraser@ccrs.nrcan.gc.ca

RUSSIA

Contacts

Dmitry V. Ershov
Remote Sensing and GIS Laboratory - International Forest Institute
Novocheriomushkinskaya str., 69a - Moscow 117418 - Russia 
tel: +7-095-332-6877; fax: +7-095-332-2917; ershov@ifi.rssi.ru

SOUTH AMERICA (BRAZIL)

Contacts

Adélia Sousa
Departamento de Engenharia Rural - Universidade de Évora
Apartado 94 - 7002.554 Évora - Portugal
tel: +351 266 760800; fax: +351 266 711189; asousa@uevora.pt

Jose M. C. Pereira 
Cartography Centre - Tropical Research Institute
Travessa Conde da Ribeira 9 - 1300.142 Lisboa - Portugal 
tel: ++352.21.3616340; fax: ++351.21.3640046; jmocpereira@clix.pt

METADATA

Country Boundaries

ESRI Data & Map 2000; scale 1:3'000'000

National Parks 

UNEP/ World Conservation Monitoring Center (WCMC), Digital Chart of the World (DCW), 1997; scale 1:1'000'000

Landcover

Global Land Cover Characterisics Database Version 2.0 IGBP (International Geosphere Biosphere Programme) Land Cover Legend
Loveland T.R., Z. Zhu, D.O. Ohlen, J.F. Brown, B.C. Reed and L. Yang, 1999, An analysis of the IGBP Global Land-Cover characterization
process, Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 65, 1021-1032.
http://edcdaac.usgs.gov/glcc/globdoc2_0.html
Resolution reduced to 5 x 5 Km instead of 1x1 Km.

University of Maryland's 1km Global Land Cover Product
Hansen M., R. DeFries, J. R. G. Townshend  and R. Sohlberg, Global land cover classification at 1km resolution using a decision tree classifier,
International Journal of Remote Sensing, 21:1331-1365, 2000.
http://www.geog.umd.edu/landcover/1km-map.html

TREES Moist Tropical Forest

Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission (EC)
TREES website

Related publications:

Tropical forest mapping from coarse spatial resolution satellite data: production and accuracy assessment issues, Achard F., H. Eva and P. Mayaux 2001, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 22(14): 2741-2762.

New possibilities of regional assessment of tropical forest cover in insular Southeast Asia using, Stibig H-J., J.P. Malingreau, and R. Beuchle 2001, SPOT-VEGETATION satellite image mosaics, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 22(4): 503-505.