DATASET

Meranti Typhoon in Taiwan (2016-09-14)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2016-09-14 19:55:00
Event time (UTC): 2016-09-14 08:00:00
Event type: Wind storm

Activation reason:
Meranti typhoon, world’s strongest so far this year with a category 5 storm, hit the Taiwan Island on Wednesday the 14th of September 2016, threatening southern and eastern cities with strong winds, torrential rain and flooding. The authorities in Taiwan have received reports of floods and wind damages in Kaohsiung City.

Reference products: 6
Delineation products: 6
Grading products: 6

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) (2016): Meranti Typhoon in Taiwan (2016-09-14). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/4d1366ec-080c-4176-9cca-508bf602fe75

Keywords

Copernicus Copernicus Emergency Management Service Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Mapping Rapid Mapping Copernicus EMS Wind storm Taiwan Copernicus Service CEMS TWN Emergency Emergency Management EMSR181

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR181]: Meranti Typhoon in Taiwan (2016-09-14)
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((120.19121126731 22.850000980296,120.512306299 22.850000980296,120.512306299 22.3136624178,120.19121126731 22.3136624178,120.19121126731 22.850000980296))
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
2016-09-14
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR181 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/4d1366ec-080c-4176-9cca-508bf602fe75
Popularity