Dr. Roy team member on 2 new NASA funded fire product grants

Dr. Roy is a co-investigator on new 3- and 4-year NASA funded grants that continue the production of global coverage fire products for the research and applications user communities. The grants are entitled “MODIS Global Active Fire and Burned Area Product Maintenance and ValidationandDevelopment of a Suomi NPP VIIRS Global Burned Area Earth System Data Record”.  The grants are in collaboration with his colleagues at the University of Maryland (Louis Giglio, Wilfred Schroder, Chris Justice, Krishna Vadrevu), the University of Idaho (Luigi Boschetti), NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (Pat Coronado), and the NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction (Ivan Csiszar).

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