Nature is generous while it is sharing its treasures with us, and let us feel the harmony of this world. Everything around us is important and invaluable: any bug, any grass-blade, any grain of sand is a direct implementation of life on our planet. Probably, the scariest and most dangerous enemy of wildlife is fire. Wild fire can break out owing to different reasons ranging from a stroke of lightning to a commonplace human carelessness.
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Aerial firefighting appeared in 1930s. The first aircrafts, converted for fire fighting, appeared in America. Soon, firefighting aircrafts appeared in Russia. Today firefighting aircrafts are widely used in many countries to combat fires.
Extinguishing of forest fires is a heavy and hardly feasible task. Therefore, it is extremely important to detect the source of fire before it consumes large areas. Currently, some effective ways of early detection and elimination of fire are used. Most of them are related to determining the place of ignition according to the plume of smoke.
In today`s world, it is difficult to overestimate the importance of pictures taken from space. Technical features and software provide an opportunity to use them to solve a wide range of problems, including the problem of forest fire safety.