In collaboration with Deloitte and Koç Holding - The Next Frontier
11 January 2023
The Next Frontier in Fighting Wildfires: FireAId Pilot and Scaling 2 January 2023 The Next Frontier in Fighting Wildfires: FireAId Pilot and Scaling Forewords One of the most evident consequences of the The FireAId project aims to allow better prediction climate crisis is the increasing occurrence of wildfires of wildfires and the more efficient use of resources across the globe. [...] BUI and ISI collectively Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service.25 form the FWI to quantitatively rate the danger of This seminal paper introduces the concept of modular fires.23 The fire intensity measured by the FWI has fuel models, namely what type of material lies in been growing over the past 50 years – since 1980 the path of the fire and how combustible it is. [...] The systematic correlates with propensity to burn again in the future, divergence forming between the distribution of altering the condition of the soil and vegetation – the input data experienced in the training vs. [...] Bekir Karacabey, Turkish Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, General Manager Introduction 139,503ha Although all of the world is experiencing the In 2021, a 139,503-hectare area burned in Türkiye adverse effects of wildfires and climate change, the – an area nearly the size of London.38 Although over Area burned in Mediterranean region is one of the most wildfire- the period 2016–2021 the number. [...] A pioneer of And so Koç Holding launched the FireAId Project as a the digitalization global initiative of the World Economic Forum AI and The FireAId project has been conducted in agenda in the ML Platform in collaboration with the Turkish Ministry two phases: Turkish private of Agriculture and Forestry (TMAF) and the Centre sector, the for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network.