DATASET

Forest Fire in Cyprus (2016-06-22)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2016-06-22 13:21:00
Event time (UTC): 2016-06-18 19:00:00
Event type: Forest fire, wild fire

Activation reason:
On 18 June a major forest fire started near Argaka village and on 19 June another major forest fire has occurred in Evrychou area. More than 1500 ha of forest and mixed vegetation have been burnt so far. Cyprus activated the Union Civil protection Mechanism (UCPM) requesting aerial firefighting means, air tractors and flame retardant substances. Two firefighters were killed tackling one of the largest forest fires to hit Cyprus in last years.

Reference products: 4
Delineation products: 6
Grading products: 0

Copernicus Emergency Management Service - Mapping is a service funded by European Commission aimed at providing actors in the management of natural and man-made disasters, in particular Civil Protection Authorities and Humanitarian Aid actors, with mapping products based on satellite imagery.

Contact

Email
jrc-ems-rapidmapping (at) ec.europa.eu

Contributors

How to cite

European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2016): Forest Fire in Cyprus (2016-06-22). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/0adbfae5-d869-4b1d-8222-9dc886dd970a

Keywords

Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Copernicus EMS Copernicus Service Emergency Management CEMS Forest fire, wild fire Rapid Mapping CYP Copernicus EMSR168 Copernicus Emergency Management Service Mapping Cyprus Emergency

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR168]: Forest Fire in Cyprus (2016-06-22)
URL 
  • All maps produced in scope of this Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping activation downloadable as georeferenced PDFs, TIFFs and JPEGs together with relevant vector data (SHP, KML) as well.

Spatial coverage

Type Value
GML
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GEO
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GEO
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Lineage information

No additional information

Additional information

Published by
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Created date
2021-04-23
Modified date
2021-04-19
Issued date
2016-06-22
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR168 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/0adbfae5-d869-4b1d-8222-9dc886dd970a
Popularity