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Prototype of microbolometer thermal infrared camera for forest fire detection from space
Author(s): Francois Guerin; Didier Dantes; Nathalie Bouzou; Philippe Chorier; Anne-Marie Bouchardy; Joël Rollin

Paper Abstract

The contribution of the thermal infrared (TIR) camera to the Earth observation FUEGO mission is to participate; to discriminate the clouds and smoke; to detect the false alarms of forest fires; to monitor the forest fires.

Consequently, the camera needs a large dynamic range of detectable radiances. A small volume, low mass and power are required by the small FUEGO payload. These specifications can be attractive for other similar missions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 November 2017
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 10569, International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2000, 105690P (21 November 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2307902
Show Author Affiliations
Francois Guerin, Alcatel Space BP (France)
Didier Dantes, Alcatel Space BP (France)
Nathalie Bouzou, Alcatel Space BP (France)
Philippe Chorier, SOFRADIR (France)
Anne-Marie Bouchardy, Thomson-CSP Optronique (France)
Joël Rollin, Thomson-CSF Optronique (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10569:
International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2000
Georges Otrio, Editor(s)

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