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.
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
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POLYGON((-10.58 70.09,34.59 70.09,34.59 34.56,-10.58 34.56,-10.58 70.09))
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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