Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


The University of Alaska Fairbanks offers a free online course on 'Remote Sensing of Wildfires' starting 2 November 2020. Learn how satellite imagery and the science of remote sensing allows us to detect wildfires, help manage their spread, and guide ecological restoration. It's a self-paced 4-week course and the content is tailored for a broad audience (high school to University students).

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Week 1: Introduction to wildfires

Week 2: Introduction to remote sensing of Earth

Week 3: Application of remote sensing on Wildfires detection/monitoring/management

Week 4: Remote sensing data resources and analysis in QGIS

Remote Sensing of Wildfires (a free online course on

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