Product ID: 1243 - English
Published: 20 Aug, 2008
GLIDE: CE-2008-000001-GEO
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TopLeft: 41.997 x 42.721
BottomRight: 41.687 x 43.837

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This map illustrates satellite-detected active fire locations near the nature reserve of Borjomi. Fire data from the MODIS satellite system indicates active fires were located outside of Borjomi, approximately 9-10 km east of the park boundary, with smoke and ashes blowing to the west over the park. The fires were first detected on the morning of 15 August 2008 and continued for at least 24 hours. Imagery recorded on 17 and 19 August shows no active fires, however there is still smoke visible. As shown in the image map from 17 August, the visible fire scar is approximately 450ha in area. Map Scale for A3: 1:290,000; Projection : Pulkovo 1995 GK Zone 8N; Datum : Pulkovo 1995.
Fire Data : MODIS Aqua - Terra (NASA)
Fire Processing : U.of Maryland, NASA
Fire Dates : 7 - 20 August 2008
Analysis : UNOSAT
Protected Data : WDPA 2007
GIS Data : USGS, UNEP, UNOSAT
Map Production : UNOSAT (20 August 2008)