Activation time (UTC): 2021-08-17 23:09:00
Event time (UTC): 2021-08-17 19:45:00
Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)
On 17/08/2021, a major fire started on the island of La Palma (Canary Islands). This fire is affecting mainly the El Paso municipality on the west of the island and the rural zone near a biodiverse National Park. Due to adverse weather conditions, the fire could last several days and affect populated areas. Copernicus EMS is requested to provide Delineation and Grading products.
Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 1
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.
How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2021): Fire in La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain (2021-08-17). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/4d2d3dd5-651a-4fbb-be9b-f1c650230d1f
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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.
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