Articles | Volume 15, issue 22
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 13241–13267, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-13241-2015

Special issue: Monitoring atmospheric composition and climate, research in...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 13241–13267, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-13241-2015

Research article 30 Nov 2015

Research article | 30 Nov 2015

LSA SAF Meteosat FRP products – Part 2: Evaluation and demonstration for use in the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS)

G. Roberts et al.

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Characterising the dynamics of wildfires at high temporal resolution is best achieved using observations from geostationary satellite sensors. The SEVIRI Fire Radiative Power (FRP) products have been developed using such imagery at up to 15-minute temporal frequency. These data are used to estimate wildfire fuel consumption and to the characterise smoke emissions from the 2007 Peloponnese "mega fires" within an atmospheric transport model.
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