DATASET

Fire in Corinthia, Greece (2020-07-23)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2020-07-23 12:35:00
Event time (UTC): 2020-07-22 12:56:00
Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
Since the afternoon of the 22 July 2020, a large wildfire has burned large areas of pine forest and agricultural land in the area of Kechries, Corinthia, Greece. The fire is still active on several fronts. There is still no official information as to whether houses have been burned but six settlements and one summer camp were evacuated as the flames approached residential areas and came close to a military camp where explosives were stored. Hundreds of firefighters are battling the blaze assisted by many fire engines, helicopters and planes. Copernicus EMS is requested to provide First Estimate, Delineation monitoring and Grading products

Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 2
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) (2020): Fire in Corinthia, Greece (2020-07-23). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/39a6f5da-bfe0-46f9-b801-54a508519d41

Keywords

CEMS Copernicus Copernicus Emergency Management Service Copernicus EMS Copernicus Service Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation EMSR447 Emergency Emergency Management Mapping Wildfire Rapid Mapping Greece GRC

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR447]: Fire in Corinthia, Greece (2020-07-23)
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((22.774188427 37.912004182,23.190590480352 37.912004182,23.190590480352 37.719502345809,22.774188427 37.719502345809,22.774188427 37.912004182))
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
2020-07-23
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR447 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/39a6f5da-bfe0-46f9-b801-54a508519d41
Popularity
02 Nov 2022: 1 visits