Earth  ID: 4728

Carbon Emissions from Fires: 2003 - 2018



Visualization Credits

Lead Visualizer:
Cindy Starr (GST)

Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC)

Doug C. Morton (NASA/GSFC)
Jim Randerson (University of California, Irvine)
Niels Andela (Science Collaborator)

Project Support:
Leann Johnson (GST)
Eric Sokolowsky (GST)

Technical Support:
Laurence Schuler (ADNET)
Ian Jones (ADNET)

Please give credit for this item to:
NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio

Science Paper:
M. Mu, J.T. Randerson, G.R. van der Werf, L. Giglio, P. Kasibhatla, D. Morton, G.J. Collatz, R.S. DeFries, E.J. Hyer, E.M. Prins, D.W.T. Griffith, D. Wunch, G.C. Toon, V. Sherlock, P.O. Wennberg, Daily and 3-hourly variability in global fire emissions and consequences for atmospheric model predictions of carbon monoxide. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 116 (2011), p. D24303

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Data Used:
Global Fire Emissions Database, Version 4.1 also referred to as: GFED4s
Data Compilation
This fourth version of the Global Fire Emissions Database (GFED4s) provides monthly burned area, fire carbon (C) and dry matter (DM) emissions, and the contribution of different fire types to these emissions in order to calculate trace gas and aerosol emissions using emission factors.
Note: While we identify the data sets used in these visualizations, we do not store any further details nor the data sets themselves on our site.

DLESE >> Atmospheric science
SVS >> Carbon
DLESE >> Environmental science
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Air Quality >> Emissions
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Biosphere >> Ecological Dynamics >> Fire Characteristics
SVS >> Hyperwall
NASA Science >> Earth

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version