Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre
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Title: EFFIS Fire News


News related to forest fires in Europe. The news are derived from an automated process with human intervention. The automated process parse a series of RSS news feed, filtered out by keywords and geoparse them. The human intervention, obtained by the help of an ad-hoc web application, is necessary to remove unwanted news and to 'adjust' (update/add/remove) the geoparsed locations for each news.

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Data access

  • KML download KML

    The EFFIS Fire News for the last 15 days are available to download as a KML file.

Additional information
Last modified 2012-06-04
Issue date 2010-07-01
Landing page
Temporal coverage

From: 2010-07-01

Language English
EuroVoc concept(s) fire protection; scientific research
Geographic information
The Fire News data are collated from a range of online media sources (EMM, Google News and European and regional newspapers). For each news, these are the attributes being collected: News title, News url, News date, Fire location, Fire notes, Fire update, Fire start date, Fire ...
Geographic bounding box

70.09° N, 34.59° E, 34.56° S, -10.58° W

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