Spatial Analysis

The new Firelight Detection Algorithm (FILDA) detects the start of a fire 11 hours earlier than the standard algorithm, Active Fire Application Related Product (AFARP). Maps: Joshua Stevens, using data from Polivka, T. N., et al. (2016).The new Firelight Detection Algorithm (FILDA) detects the start of a fire 11 hours earlier than the standard algorithm, Active Fire Application Related Product (AFARP). Maps: Joshua Stevens, using data from Polivka, T. N., et al. (2016).

A New Algorithm to Find Wildfires When It’s Cloudy

New technology called the Firelight Detection Algorithm, or FILDA, can help detect wildfires at night even when the skies are cloudy.