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Estimation of fuel moisture content towards fire risk assessment: a review

  title={Estimation of fuel moisture content towards fire risk assessment: a review},
  author={Jan Verbesselt and S. Fleck and Pol R. Coppin and Domingos Xavier Viegas},
Recent studies have demonstrated that surface wetness can be inferred when thermal infrared measurements are coupled with a spectral vegetation index (VI) that is linearly related to percentage vegetation cover. Even though it has later been shown that a proper interpretation of this relationship requires additional information of soil evaporation and the fractional vegetation cover, the ‘temperature-vegetation’ index has been proven useful for assessment of surface environmental conditions… 

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