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Detection and analysis of high-temperature events in the BIRD mission

Zhukov, B. and Briess, K. and Lorenz, E. and Oertel, D. and Skrbek, W. (2005) Detection and analysis of high-temperature events in the BIRD mission. Acta Astronautica, 56 (1-2), pp. 65-71. DOI: 10.1016/j.actaastro.2004.09.014 ISSN 0094-5765

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Abstract

The primary mission objective of a new small Bi-spectral InfraRed Detection (BIRD) satellite is detection and quantitative analysis of high-temperature events like fires and volcanoes. An absence of saturation in the BIRD infrared channels makes it possible to improve false alarm rejection as well as to retrieve quantitative characteristics of hot targets, including their effective fire temperature, area and the radiative energy release. Examples are given of detection and analysis of wild and coal seam fires, of volcanic activity as well as of oil fires in Iraq. The smallest fires detected by BIRD, which were verified on ground, had an area of 12m2 at daytime and 4m2 at night.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/10800/
Document Type:Article
Additional Information: LIDO-Berichtsjahr=2004,
Title:Detection and analysis of high-temperature events in the BIRD mission
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Zhukov, B.UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Briess, K.TU BerlinUNSPECIFIED
Lorenz, E.UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Oertel, D.UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Skrbek, W.UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date:January 2005
Journal or Publication Title:Acta Astronautica
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:Yes
Volume:56
DOI :10.1016/j.actaastro.2004.09.014
Page Range:pp. 65-71
ISSN:0094-5765
Status:Published
Keywords:BIRD, fire detection, wild fires, coal seam fires, volcanic hotspots, oil fires
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)
HGF - Program:Space (old)
HGF - Program Themes:W - no assignment
DLR - Research area:Space
DLR - Program:W - no assignment
DLR - Research theme (Project):W - no assignment (old)
Location: Berlin-Adlershof
Institutes and Institutions:Optical Information Systems
Deposited By: DLR-Beauftragter, elib
Deposited On:16 Sep 2005
Last Modified:14 Jan 2010 16:18

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