Satellite Image Wildfires Boulder Colorado
Many applications of forestry and natural resources require accurate land cover and change analysis. Changing conditions due to urban sprawl, as well as increasing forest fragmentation, make the land cover and change detection analysis an extremely important consideration for management, planning, and inventory mapping. This includes ecosystem and species diversity, forest productivity, reforestation, forest health, conservation of soil, water resources, and nutrient cycling.
Fire and Emergency Mapping
Satellite images and GIS maps support fire and emergency personnel in responding to emergency situations, hazardous fuels reduction, community assistance, firefighting, rehabilitation, and restoration. In order to model a forest fire, the techniques for obtaining, analyzing, and displaying spatial information in a timely and cost-effective manner are needed which has proven not only to be possible but incredibly efficient and effective.
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