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Monitoring wildfires using an autonomous aerial system (AAS)
Author(s): Joel S. Levine; Vincent Ambrosia; James A. Brass; Richard E. Davis; Charles W. Dull; Paul H. Greenfield; F. Wallace Harrison; Brian D. Killough; Edward H. Kist; Joseph P. Pinto; Gregory Stover; Nina D. Tappan; Steve S. Wegener
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Paper Abstract

The environmental and health effects of wildfires are discussed. The monitoring of wildfires from aircraft using remote sensing techniques is reviewed. A future autonomous aerial observing system for fire monitoring is described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 December 2004
PDF: 17 pages
Proc. SPIE 5661, Remote Sensing Applications of the Global Positioning System, (22 December 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.580312
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Joel S. Levine, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)
Vincent Ambrosia, NASA Ames Research Ctr. (United States)
California State Univ./Monterey Bay (United States)
James A. Brass, NASA Ames Research Ctr. (United States)
Richard E. Davis, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)
Charles W. Dull, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Forest Service (United States)
Paul H. Greenfield, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Forest Service (United States)
F. Wallace Harrison, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)
Brian D. Killough, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)
Edward H. Kist, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)
Joseph P. Pinto, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (United States)
Gregory Stover, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)
Nina D. Tappan, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)
Steve S. Wegener, NASA Ames Research Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5661:
Remote Sensing Applications of the Global Positioning System
Michael Bevis; Yoshinori Shoji; Steven Businger, Editor(s)

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