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Oregon Forestland: Severity of Large Wildfires 1984 to 2008
 
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Oregon Forestland: Severity of Large Wildfires 1984 to 2008
 
Not all wildfires burn the same.  As a means to characterize the differences in burn conditions within a wildfire perimeter, researchers have been mapping wildfire burn severity using remotely sensed data.  Specifically, these maps display data from the Monitoring Trends in Burn Severity (MTBS) project that is a partnership between the U.S. Geological Survey National Center for Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) and the USDA Forest Service Remote Sensing Applications Center (RSAC). MTBS is a multi-year project designed to consistently map the burn severity and perimeters of fires across all lands of the United States for the period spanning 1984 through 2010.
 
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Data for the Forest Atlas was compiled by staff with the Oregon Department of Forestry in 2010 using data generated by the U.S. Forest Service PNW Research Station in Corvallis, Oregon State University and the Oregon Department of Forestry.
 
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Data contained within the map products does not necessarily reflect conditions at a fine-detail level.  Some data models rely on site information at least one year old. All information published herein is gathered from sources which are thought to be reliable, but the reader should not assume that the information is official or final, especially for the purposes of land use determination. The Oregon Department of Forestry does not assume responsibility for errors, and all research information contained within the website is subject to change without notice.
 
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