The relationships between wildfires and their drivers over time in a large rural area of Central Spain between 1979 and 2008
datasetposted on 11.12.2018 by Olga Viedma, T.I.R. Urbieta, J.M. Moreno
Datasets usually provide raw data for analysis. This raw data often comes in spreadsheet form, but can be any collection of data, on which analysis can be performed.
This dataset contains data on wildfires and related biophysical and human-related factors—such as climate, landscapes and socioeconomic drivers—for a 56,000 km^2 rural area in Central Spain for the years 1979 to 2008.
There is .xlsx spreadsheet entitled basefinal_PANEL_7908_allfires_zscore.xlsx, which contains the following two tabs: one with the wildfire data, and one with a list of descriptions of the column headers. The spreadsheets are:
- basefinal_PANEL_1979_2008: contains data for wildfires and drivers, including fires of sizes 1-10 hectares, 10-100 hectares, and greater than 100 hectares, as well as all respective z-scores.
- labels of variables: contains descriptions of the column headers in the basefinal_PANEL_1979_2008, along with variables from the related manuscript and details of how the z-scores were calculated.
The spatial units are cells of 10x10km, and coordinates are given in the World Geodetic System 1984 (WGS84) UTM zone 30N. All variables were temporally interpolated and they are given in their original units and normalized by z-score.
The related publication provides a spatio-temporal assessment of the changing effects of climate, landscapes and socioeconomic drivers on wildfires. This was done by modelling the number of fires per cell per year using two types of mixed models: Longitudinal Negative Binomial (LNB) and Zero-Inflated Negative Binomial (ZINB), with time as an interacting factor.