DATASET

Fire in Rhodes island, North Aegean District, Greece (2021-08-02)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2021-08-02 13:42:00
Event time (UTC): 2021-08-01 15:38:00
Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
A wildfire is raging from Sunday 1 August noon in the island of Rhodes, burning down large forest and rural areas. The moderate wind and high flammability of forest fuels due to prolonged draught, make the work of

firefighters very difficult. Psinthos village has been evacuated for precautionary reasons. According to the Greek Fire Service, 103 firefighters with 20 vehicles were operating in the area on Sunday 2 August, assisted by 6 ground force group, six (6) helicopters and three (3) planes. Another resources are planned to be deployed.

Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 1
Grading products: 1

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) (2021): Fire in Rhodes island, North Aegean District, Greece (2021-08-02). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/0c7cf321-e2c7-4fbe-831d-c8b69b5a420b

Keywords

CEMS Copernicus Copernicus Emergency Management Service Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Copernicus EMS Copernicus Service Emergency GRC EMSR526 Emergency Management Greece Wildfire Mapping Rapid Mapping

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR526]: Fire in Rhodes island, North Aegean District, Greece (2021-08-02)
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
2021-08-04
Modified date
2021-08-16
Issued date
2021-08-02
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR526 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/0c7cf321-e2c7-4fbe-831d-c8b69b5a420b
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