Fire maps of Irkutsk Region, Russian Federation, 07 August 2015.
The maps are generated daily by the Sukachev Institute of Forest, Remote Sensing Laboratory, Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch, Krasnoyarsk, Russian Federation. The current estimate of the Sukachev Institute for wildfires affecting Siberia between March and July 2015: Number of wildfires: ca. ~12,700. Burned area: ~ 7 million hectares. The accumulated locations of the 2015 fires can be seen on the map in the lower right. For official information on the status of wildfires in the territory of the Russian Federation see the website of the Federal Forest Service of Russia: http://www.rosleshoz.gov.ru/forest_fires/info/727