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Oakland Firesafe Council

California Fire Science Webinar: AI-Enabled Wildfire Detection Using Satellite Imagery

• Tuesday, 2:00-3:00PM •

Second seminar in the California Fire Science Seminar Series, a biweekly, virtual presentation and discussion on emerging fire science topics from a diverse range of topics and speakers.

Abstract: Wildfires in California have grown in size and intensity since the 1980s, causing significant damage to the environment and human communities. Our study is focused on developing a deep-learning framework for detecting and monitoring wildfires using satellite imagery.

Keywords: Wildfire Detection, Satellite Imagery, Sentinel-2 Satellite, Deep Learning, U-Net, Image Segmentation

Presenter: Dr. Ali Moghimi is an Assistant Professor of Teaching in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, where he is the lead faculty advisor for the Agricultural and Environmental Technology major.