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  • Title:
    Babeldaob Island wildfires (2012-2021) Data publication contains GIS data
    Author(s):
    Dendy, Julian T.; Mesubed, Dino; Giardina, Christian P.; Cordell, Susan; Holm, Tarita; Uowolo, Amanda L.
    Publication Year:
    2022
    How to Cite:
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    Dendy, Julian T.; Mesubed, Dino; Giardina, Christian P.; Cordell, Susan; Holm, Tarita; Uowolo, Amanda L. 2022. Babeldaob Island wildfires (2012-2021). Fort Collins, CO: Forest Service Research Data Archive. https://doi.org/10.2737/RDS-2022-0039
    Abstract:
    This data publication contains wildfire locations as well as areas of repeated wildfires on Babeldaob Island, Palau from 2012 to 2021. These data were digitized from a variety of sources: handheld global positioning system (GPS) fire perimeter mapping, aerial photo fire perimeter mapping, and satellite image fire perimeter mapping. In addition to 1) wildfire locations and 2) the areas of repeated wildfires, also included for Babeldaob Island are: 3) streams composed from topographic maps, 4) roads (obtained from Palau Automated Land and Resource Information Service (PALARIS) and updated with 2015 imagery), 5) locations of terrestrial protected areas, 6) mangrove vegetation around the island, 7) Babeldaob Island state boundaries, and 8) Babeldaob coastline.

    Keywords:
    environment; society; Climate change; Fire; Inventory, Monitoring, & Analysis; wildfire; forest; savanna; hunting; agriculture; remote sensing; Babeldaob Island; Palau
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    https://www.fs.usda.gov/rds/archive/catalog/RDS-2022-0039