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Castel Fusano (RM) 2000 burned area


On the first week of July, the Castel Fusano pine-wood, located South of Rome, burnt for still unknowned reasons.The image acquired on Friday 7 July by Landsat 5 Satellite (Track 191 Frame 31), shows the burnt area after the fire. A band combinations 751 of Landsat TM has been chosen. It evidences very well the extension of the burnt area (in brown-violet) compared  the Castel Fusano pine-wood (in green).

The ITALSCAR project leaded by VITROCISET and TELESPAZIO will respond to the needs expressed by the Italian Civil Protection Authority and will demonstrate an information service for burned surface mapping over the overall Italian territory for 4 subsequent years.

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