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Remote Sensing for Wildfire Management Potential and Impacts

The special collection includes papers addressing various aspects of remote sensing applications in managing wildfire across the globe. It holds the specific challenges and objectives of various aspects of remote sensing applications in effectively monitoring the wildfire management system. It addresses the modest trends and benefits of remote sensing applications in introducing for fire management purposes at forestry.

Edited by:

Dr. Padam Jee Omar
Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, (Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi), India.

Dr. Ganesh Ji Omar
Research Fellow
Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore.

Dr. Pankaj Kumar Gupta
University of Waterloo, Canada.

Submission deadline: December 31, 2023  

  1. Forest fires are a recurring issue in many parts of the world, including India. These fires can have various causes, including human activities (such as agricultural burning, campfires, or discarded cigarettes...

    Authors: Keval H. Jodhani, Haard Patel, Utsav Soni, Rishabh Patel, Bhairavi Valodara, Nitesh Gupta, Anant Patel and Padam jee Omar
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2024 20:23
  2. Wildland fire in arid and semi-arid (dryland) regions can intensify when climatic, biophysical, and land-use factors increase fuel load and continuity. To inform wildland fire management under these conditions...

    Authors: Adam G. Wells, Seth M. Munson, Miguel L. Villarreal, Steven E. Sesnie and Katherine M. Laushman
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:37
  3. Forests are an essential natural resource to humankind, providing a myriad of direct and indirect benefits. Natural disasters like forest fires have a major impact on global warming and the continued existence...

    Authors: Veerappampalayam Easwaramoorthy Sathishkumar, Jaehyuk Cho, Malliga Subramanian and Obuli Sai Naren
    Citation: Fire Ecology 2023 19:9