Evaluation of forest fire on Madeira Island using Sentinel-2A MSI imagery

  title={Evaluation of forest fire on Madeira Island using Sentinel-2A MSI imagery},
  author={Gabriel Navarro and Isabel Caballero and Gustavo Rezende Silva and Pedro-Cecilio Parra and {\'A}gueda V{\'a}zquez and Rui M. A. Caldeira},
  journal={Int. J. Appl. Earth Obs. Geoinformation},
Abstract A forest fire started on August 8th, 2016 in several places on Madeira Island causing damage and casualties. As of August 10th the local media had reported the death of three people, over 200 people injured, over 950 habitants evacuated, and 50 houses damaged. This study presents the preliminary results of the assessment of several spectral indices to evaluate the burn severity of Madeira fires during August 2016. These spectral indices were calculated using the new European satellite… Expand
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