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Hillshade generated from SRTM 90m DEM available from the CGIAR website (http://srtm.csi.cgiar.org/).
Fire events plotted from MODIS Terra and Aqua satellite data from Nov. 2000 to Aug. 2010 provided by the Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS) (see reference: NASA/University of Maryland, 2002). Plantation concession boundaries digitized by PanEco/YEL based on concession rights maps issued by National Land Agency of Aceh Province.
Uploaded on Wednesday 01 Feb 2012
Fire events in Tripa
Riccardo Pravettoni, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Although the burning of peat is forbidden by Indonesian law, more than 458 ﬁre hotspots have been detected by satellite in Tripa during the last 10 years, the vast majority being located within palm oil concessions.