DATASET

Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands (2017-09-19)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2017-09-19 18:07:00
Event time (UTC): 2017-09-19 00:00:00
Event type: Storm (Tropical cyclone, hurricane, typhoon)

Activation reason:
Maria is the sixth hurricane to have formed in the Atlantic Basin this season. Rainfall on many of the islands on Maria’s path could cause life-threatening flash floods and mudslides. In the Dominican Republic, the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) has convened in advance of Hurricane Maria and has already placed 20 provinces on alert for hurricane conditions. Authorities are evaluating priority evacuation zones.

Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 11
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) (2017): Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands (2017-09-19). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/28525c65-4884-4b68-b88c-b94793dbbd88

Keywords

Copernicus Copernicus Emergency Management Service Copernicus Service Storm Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation US Virgin Islands Emergency Copernicus EMS VIR Emergency Management EMSR243 Mapping CEMS PRI Puerto Rico Rapid Mapping

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR243]: Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands (2017-09-19)
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
POLYGON((-66.847390729 18.5863143244,-64.5568053835 18.5863143244,-64.5568053835 17.5766274253,-66.847390729 17.5766274253,-66.847390729 18.5863143244))
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
2017-09-19
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR243 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/28525c65-4884-4b68-b88c-b94793dbbd88
Popularity