Aggregation of ATSR yearly data sets from 1998-2002. Filtering of fire spots in order to remove those falling outside forest or semi-natural areas. Overlay of remaining fire spots with biogeographic regions.
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Due to inconsistency between data sources, some of the fires shown may not be forest fires. The share of fires by biogeographical region has been calculated only for the territory of EEA member countries.