DATASET

Wildfires in Greece (2021-08-04)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2021-08-04 08:22:00
Event time (UTC): 2021-08-03 13:22:00
Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
From Tuesday afternoon wildfires are raging the island of Evia and the north sector of Attica region in Greece, burning down large forests, urban interfaces and rural areas. The moderate wind, high temperatures and high flammability of forest, make the work of firefighters very difficult. Several firefighters with numerous vehicles are currently operating in the affected areas.

Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 6
Grading products: 7

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) (2021): Wildfires in Greece (2021-08-04). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/5ed86dcf-a9df-40b6-b295-2c1aada75759

Keywords

Copernicus Copernicus Emergency Management Service Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Copernicus Service Copernicus EMS Emergency Management GRC Greece CEMS Mapping EMSR527 Emergency Rapid Mapping Wildfire

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR527]: Wildfires in Greece (2021-08-04)
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
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GEO
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Lineage information

No additional information

Additional information

Published by
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Created date
2021-08-16
Modified date
2021-09-03
Issued date
2021-08-04
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR527 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/5ed86dcf-a9df-40b6-b295-2c1aada75759
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