DOI: 10.1029/2004jd005347
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Abstract: This paper compares the results of emission estimates of trace gases from open vegetation fires in southern hemisphere Africa for the year 2000 using different data sets. The study employs several approaches, deriving carbon monoxide (CO) emissions from a variety of satellite information, measurement data sets, and empirically‐based techniques to estimate burned areas (BA), fuel consumption (FC), and emission factors (EF). Three BA data sets are used: the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiomter (MODIS) bu…

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