Copernicus Sentinel-1 and FIRMS data compared
Title: Copernicus Sentinel-1 and FIRMS data compared
Description: This map has a second legend which shows the points and dates of the FIRMS data. The colour coding is in the rainbow range and covers up to 10 January 2020. This indicates some fires in the south of the region and shows the situation on 12 December 2019. The evolution of measured fires by FIRMS is shown, where the area covered by identified wildfires is only in the southern part of the map.
Despite this, the change map from Copernicus Sentinel-1 shows that in the centre there is an area that was most likely burnt within this time period.
The researchers conclude that for this region the change map from Copernicus Sentinel-1 does not correspond with the FIRMS data.
Copyright: Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2019)/processed by Cropix