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Forest fires

Forest is a shared asset. We develop innovative tools to protect them from fire and manage them in a sustainable way for future generations.
Fire is one of the principal threats to the conservation of forest stands. Forest fire impact is increasing as a result of changes in land-use and the more frequently occurring extreme weather conditions. We explore new methods and technologies to improve the characterization of forest fuels, fire risk and the recovery of fire-damaged areas. To do so we invest in developing innovative tools that help in the planning of fire prevention and fire-fighting interventions as well as the restoration of burned areas.

Projects

Publications

Spatial variability of vegetation recovery at La Gomera wildfire using high spatial resolution imagery

Spatial variability of vegetation recovery at La Gomera wildfire using high spatial resolution imagery

Fire severity mapping in Garajonay National Park: comparison between spectral indices

Fire severity mapping in Garajonay National Park: comparison between spectral indices

Generation of high-resolution fuel maps from discrete airborne LiDAR data: a low-cost and highly updated methodology for large areas.

Generation of high-resolution fuel maps from discrete airborne LiDAR data: a low-cost and highly updated methodology for large areas.

Elaboración de cartografía forestal en canarias a partir de datos LiDAR

Elaboración de cartografía forestal en canarias a partir de datos LiDAR

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