Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Forest Fire in Latvia (2018-08-01)


Activation time (UTC): 2018-08-01 19:00:00 Event time (UTC): 2018-08-01 00:00:00 Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
On the late hours of July 31 a large bog fire erupted in the Ramata parish, Mazasalaca Municipality and Limbaži District, North of Latvia. Due to an ongoing drought in the affected areas and high winds, the fire is continuing to spread. Open flames and a lot of smoke are present in the areas.

Reference maps produced: 1 Delineation maps produced: 1 Grading maps produced: 0

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How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2018):  Forest Fire in Latvia (2018-08-01). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2018-08-01
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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58.0319098547° N, 25.0438088452° E, 57.9314173138° S, 24.8128287571° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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