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Sensor System for Fire Detection On-Board the Small Satellite BIRD

Skrbek, W. and Brieß, K. and Lorenz, E. and Oertel, D. and Walter, I. and Zhukov, B. (2002) Sensor System for Fire Detection On-Board the Small Satellite BIRD. In: Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing X, (SPIE, Bellingham, WA, 2002), Vol 4818, pp. 23-36. SPIE, Bellingham. Conference on Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing X (AM106).

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Abstract

With the successful launch of BIRD satellite in October 2001, new possibilities of the observation of hot events like forest fires, volcanic eruptions a. o. from space are opened. The BIRD (Bi-spectral Infrared Detection) is the first satellite which is equipped with space instrumentation dedicated to recognize high-temperature events. Current remote sensing systems have the disadvantage that they were not designed for the observation of hot events. Starting with the FIRES Phase A Study, the principle requirements and ideas for a fire recognition system were defined. With the German BIRD demonstrator mission, a feasible approach of these ideas has been realized and is now working in space. The mission shall answer the technological and scientific questions related to the operation of a compact bi-spectral infrared push-broom sensor and related to the detection and investigation of fires from space. The payload of BIRD is a multi-sensor system designed to fulfil the scientific requirements under the constraints of a micro-satellite. The paper describes the basic ideas for fire detection and the estimation of fire temperature, fire size, and energy release in the sub-pixel domain and describes the technical solution for the infrared sensor system on board of BIRD.

Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Additional Information: LIDO-Berichtsjahr=2001,
Title:Sensor System for Fire Detection On-Board the Small Satellite BIRD
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of Authors
Skrbek, W.UNSPECIFIED
Brieß, K.UNSPECIFIED
Lorenz, E.UNSPECIFIED
Oertel, D.UNSPECIFIED
Walter, I.UNSPECIFIED
Zhukov, B.UNSPECIFIED
Date:2002
Journal or Publication Title:Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing X, (SPIE, Bellingham, WA, 2002)
Volume:Vol 4818
Page Range:pp. 23-36
Editors:
EditorsEmail
Strojnik, M.UNSPECIFIED
Andresen, B. F.UNSPECIFIED
Publisher:SPIE, Bellingham
Series Name:roceedings of SPIE
Status:Published
Keywords:fire recognition, infrared array sensor, push broom scanner
Event Title:Conference on Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing X (AM106)
Organizer:SPIE
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)
HGF - Program:Space (old)
HGF - Program Themes:W EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research area:Space
DLR - Program:W EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research theme (Project):UNSPECIFIED
Location: Berlin-Adlershof
Institutes and Institutions:Institut für Weltraumsensorik und Planetenerkundung
Deposited By: Ute Dombrowski
Deposited On:16 Sep 2005
Last Modified:14 Jan 2010 19:00

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