Derived data product DEA Hotspots
Spot areas of high temperature
Digital Earth Australia (DEA) Hotspots is a national bushfire monitoring system that uses satellite sensors to detect areas producing high levels of infrared radiation — called Hotspots — to allow users to identify potential fire locations with a possible threat to communities and property
Red means recent
Hotspot colour shows how recently it was last observed by a passing satellite (red being most recent). Hotspot size shows how confident the algorithm is in correctly identifying a hotspot (large meaning high confidence)
Use in your platform
Updated with new information every 10 minutes, DEA Hotspots can be viewed online, downloaded, or imported as a web service (WMS and WFS), allowing other platforms to draw on Hotspot information without having to store datasets locally
How can hotspot monitoring help?
What is a Hotspot?
Hotspots indicate areas producing high levels of infrared radiation detected through analysis of satellite imagery
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