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Biomass Burning Data and Information

Biomass Burning Data and Information

This data set represents the geographical and temporal distribution of total amount of biomass burned. These data may be used in general circulation models (GCMs) and in photochemical models of the atmosphere.

Project Title: 
Biomass Burning
Platform: 
Gound Station
Instrument: 
Human Observer
Location: 
Central & South America, Africa, Tropical Asia
Spatial Coverage: 

Central & South America, Africa, Tropical Asia

Spatial Resolution: 

5 x 5 deg grid

Temporal Coverage: 

01/01/1980 - 12/31/1980

Temporal Resolution: 

Monthly/Yearly Avg

File Format: 
ASCII

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