Definitions

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  • n. The geographical study of the spread of fire.

Etymologies

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pyro- +‎ geography

Examples

  • In research, called the first of its kind, scientists used European Space Agency thermal-infrared satellite sensor data in their global study of pyrogeography -- the distribution and behavior of wildfire.

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  • Researchers used thermal-infrared sensor data obtained between 1996 and 2006 from European Space Agency satellites in their study of pyrogeography - the distribution and behavior of wildfire - on a global scale.

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  • vielmetti.typepad.com also refers to pyrogeography in the del.icio.us/technorati tag for Nate Ritter's (my) Twitter reporting on the San Diego fires of 2007.

    December 11, 2007

  • "Remote sensing specialist", a.k.a, quack.

    October 24, 2007

  • Biogeographer and remote sensing specialist Stephen Yool runs the Pyrogeography Research Laboratory (PRL). The PRL specializes in the biogeography of wildfire - pyrogeography, to coin a term.

    October 23, 2007