Journal cover Journal topic
Biogeosciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Journal topic
Volume 13, issue 7
Biogeosciences, 13, 2061–2076, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-2061-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
Biogeosciences, 13, 2061–2076, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-2061-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 08 Apr 2016

Research article | 08 Apr 2016

Generation of a global fuel data set using the Fuel Characteristic Classification System

M. Lucrecia Pettinari and Emilio Chuvieco
Related authors  
Generation and analysis of a new global burned area product based on MODIS 250 m reflectance bands and thermal anomalies
Emilio Chuvieco, Joshua Lizundia-Loiola, Maria Lucrecia Pettinari, Ruben Ramo, Marc Padilla, Kevin Tansey, Florent Mouillot, Pierre Laurent, Thomas Storm, Angelika Heil, and Stephen Plummer
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10, 2015–2031, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-2015-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-2015-2018, 2018
Short summary
Biomass burning fuel consumption rates: a field measurement database
T. T. van Leeuwen, G. R. van der Werf, A. A. Hoffmann, R. G. Detmers, G. Rücker, N. H. F. French, S. Archibald, J. A. Carvalho Jr., G. D. Cook, W. J. de Groot, C. Hély, E. S. Kasischke, S. Kloster, J. L. McCarty, M. L. Pettinari, P. Savadogo, E. C. Alvarado, L. Boschetti, S. Manuri, C. P. Meyer, F. Siegert, L. A. Trollope, and W. S. W. Trollope
Biogeosciences, 11, 7305–7329, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-11-7305-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-11-7305-2014, 2014
Related subject area  
Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function: Terrestrial
N : P stoichiometry and habitat effects on Mediterranean savanna seasonal root dynamics
Richard K. F. Nair, Kendalynn A. Morris, Martin Hertel, Yunpeng Luo, Gerardo Moreno, Markus Reichstein, Marion Schrumpf, and Mirco Migliavacca
Biogeosciences, 16, 1883–1901, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-1883-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-1883-2019, 2019
Short summary
Quantifying energy use efficiency via entropy production: a case study from longleaf pine ecosystems
Susanne Wiesner, Christina L. Staudhammer, Paul C. Stoy, Lindsay R. Boring, and Gregory Starr
Biogeosciences, 16, 1845–1863, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-1845-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-1845-2019, 2019
Short summary
Rapid response of habitat structure and above-ground carbon storage to altered fire regimes in tropical savanna
Shaun R. Levick, Anna E. Richards, Garry D. Cook, Jon Schatz, Marcus Guderle, Richard J. Williams, Parash Subedi, Susan E. Trumbore, and Alan N. Andersen
Biogeosciences, 16, 1493–1503, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-1493-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-1493-2019, 2019
Short summary
Dissolved organic matter characteristics of deciduous and coniferous forests with variable management: different at the source, aligned in the soil
Lisa Thieme, Daniel Graeber, Diana Hofmann, Sebastian Bischoff, Martin T. Schwarz, Bernhard Steffen, Ulf-Niklas Meyer, Martin Kaupenjohann, Wolfgang Wilcke, Beate Michalzik, and Jan Siemens
Biogeosciences, 16, 1411–1432, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-1411-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-1411-2019, 2019
Short summary
Drought reduces tree growing season length but increases nitrogen resorption efficiency in a Mediterranean ecosystem
Raquel Lobo-do-Vale, Cathy Kurz Besson, Maria Conceição Caldeira, Maria Manuela Chaves, and João Santos Pereira
Biogeosciences, 16, 1265–1279, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-1265-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-1265-2019, 2019
Short summary
Cited articles  
Agee, J. K., Wakimoto, R. H., Darley, E. F., and Biswell, H. H.: Eucalyptus fuel dynamics, and fire hazard in the Oakland Hills, Calif. Agr., 27, 13–15, 1973.
Alonso-Canas, I. and Chuvieco, E.: Global burned area mapping from ENVISAT-MERIS and MODIS active fire data, Remote Sens. Environ., 163, 140–152, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2015.03.011, 2015.
Anderson, H. E.: Aids to Determining Fuel Models for Estimating Fire Behavior, USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Odgen, UT, General Technical Report INT-122, 26 pp., 1982.
Baccini, A., Goetz, S. J., Walker, W. S., Laporte, N. T., Sun, M., Sulla-Menashe, D., Hackler, J., Beck, P. S. A., Dubayah, R., Friedl, M. A., Samanta, S., and Houghton, R. A.: Estimated carbon dioxide emissions from tropical deforestation improved by carbon-density maps, Nature Climate Change, 2, 182–185, https://doi.org/10.1038/nclimate1354, 2012.
Publications Copernicus
Download
Short summary
This paper presents the first global fuel data set, containing all the parameters required to be input in the Fuel Characteristic Classification System (FCCS). It was developed from different spatial variables, both based on satellite Earth Observation products and fuel databases. This data set could be used for different applications, including fire danger assessment, fire behavior estimations, fuel consumption calculations and emissions inventories.
This paper presents the first global fuel data set, containing all the parameters required to be...
Citation