Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Forest fire risk assessment in Southern Croatia (2019-05-17)


Activation date: 2019-05-17
Event type: Forest fire, wild fire

Activation reason:
The scope of the service request was to carry out a pre‐disaster Forest Fire Risk assessment in two areas near Split and Dubrovnik in Croatia. Apart from the General Reference context the following Risk and Recovery products were generated:Forest Fire exposure and risk, as well as vulnerability of people and assetsRisk - specific mitigation measures suggestionsCritical information for the development and management of first response infrastructuresAssets & Population Exposure & VulnerabilityThe assessment of the forest fire hazard accounts for fire intensity and surface properties. The generation of a forest fire index layer was based on specific assumptions and accounts for anaglyph, aspect & height zones, vegetation cover, climatological conditions and historical forest fires records. Forest fires hazard maps show the hazard levels in forest ...

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2019):  Forest fire risk assessment in Southern Croatia (2019-05-17). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2019-05-17
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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43.5983764378° N, 18.5727922604° E, 42.3839209235° S, 16.5671100145° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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