Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Forest fire damage assessment – Planning and Recovery (2016-06-13)


Activation date: 2016-06-13
Event type: Other

Activation reason:
This activation focuses on damage delineation and grading maps for selected forest fires in Greece in the summer of 2015. Additionally, loss assessment and risk assessment products (landslide/erosion and flash flood) including, mitigation and recovery measures are analysed. Key assets (infrastructure, environment, human life, economic sustainability, etc.) are also identified and related with the probability and severity (impact) of potential (secondary) hazards.The activation was triggered by the Hellenic Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks, Natural Disasters Recovery Directorate, Department of Planning, Coordination and Research.General characteristics of forest fires addressed in this activation.Fire damage assessment was quantified for each land cover type, both in terms of severity and area. Each fire damage assessment map includes consequence table such as the ...

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2016):  Forest fire damage assessment – Planning and Recovery (2016-06-13). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2016-06-13
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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40.4974191153° N, 27.969391768° E, 36.200516362° S, 23.0173178155° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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