Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Forest fire damage assessment and landslide risk, Madeira Island, Portugal (2016-11-11)

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Activation date: 2016-11-11
Event type: Other

Activation reason:
This activation focuses on damage assessment and landslide risk assessment relating to major forest fires in the municipalities of Funchal and Calheta, Madeira in August 2016. Key assets (infrastructure, environment, human life, economic sustainability, etc.) are also identified and related with the severity of impact. The service involves:Post‐disaster assessment referring to loss of forest resources: Damage extent and gradingPre‐disaster mapping through an evaluation and assessment of landslide riskTo optimize the efficiency of the preventative measures to be implemented, risk maps (landslides) and damages maps (burnt areas, grading) at large scale (1:5,000) were generated.The core users are the Autoridade Nacional Proteção Civil (ANPC) and the Institute of Nature Conservation and Forests (ICNF) of Portugal.The method used for burnt area delineation and burnt severity ...

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2016):  Forest fire damage assessment and landslide risk, Madeira Island, Portugal (2016-11-11). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/41ce59e3-0acd-427b-bc20-98ce1cf30f8a
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Issue date 2016-11-11
Landing page http://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSN031
Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
Identifier http://data.europa.eu/89h/41ce59e3-0acd-427b-bc20-98ce1cf30f8a
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32.7927506533° N, -16.8627865664° E, 32.6290097992° S, -17.2098302984° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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