DATASET

EFFIS Fire News

Collection: JRC-FOREST : JRC Forest Research Activities 

Description

News related to forest fires in Europe. The news are derived from an automated process with human intervention. The automated process parse a series of RSS news feed, filtered out by keywords and geoparse them. The human intervention, obtained by the help of an ad-hoc web application, is necessary to remove unwanted news and to 'adjust' (update/add/remove) the geoparsed locations for each news.

Contact

Email
jrc-fise-info (at) ec.europa.eu

Contributors

How to cite

European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2010): EFFIS Fire News. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/39b9b5c1-1144-4e36-9509-5df8aa9fd02f

Data access

KML download
URL 
  • The EFFIS Fire News for the last 15 days are available to download as a KML file.

Spatial coverage

Type Value
GML
<gml:Envelope srsName="http://www.opengis.net/def/crs/OGC/1.3/CRS84"><gml:lowerCorner>-10.58 34.56</gml:lowerCorner><gml:upperCorner>34.59 70.09</gml:upperCorner></gml:Envelope>
GEO
POLYGON((-10.58 70.09,34.59 70.09,34.59 34.56,-10.58 34.56,-10.58 70.09))
GEO
{"type":"Polygon","crs":{"type":"name","properties":{"name":"urn:ogc:def:crs:OGC:1.3:CRS84"}},"coordinates":[[[-10.58,70.09],[34.59,70.09],[34.59,34.56],[-10.58,34.56],[-10.58,70.09]]]}

Temporal coverage

From date To date
2010-07-01 N/A

Lineage information

The Fire News data are collated from a range of online media sources (EMM, Google News and European and regional newspapers). For each news, these are the attributes being collected: News title, News url, News date, Fire location, Fire notes, Fire update, Fire start date, Fire end date, Fire size

Additional information

Published by
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Created date
2021-04-23
Modified date
2021-01-21
Issued date
2010-07-01
Landing page
http://effis.jrc.ec.europa.eu/applications/fire-news/ 
Language(s)
English
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/39b9b5c1-1144-4e36-9509-5df8aa9fd02f
Popularity