Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Forest Fire in Bács-Kiskun (2012-05-03)


Activation time (UTC): 2012-05-03 06:00:00 Event time (UTC): 2012-04-29 07:19:00 Event type: Forest fire, wild fire

Activation reason:
The location of the forest fire is the Kiskunsági National Park which was established in 1975 and declared a biosphere reserve by the UNESCO. The forest and the ancient juniper vegetation were burnt down. The unique fauna were damaged as well. After extinguishing, the undergrowth (dry pine needles) got on fire again on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Because of the dry, windy weather conditions the crowns of the trees got on fire too.

Reference products: 2 Delineation products: 2 Grading products: 0

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2012):  Forest Fire in Bács-Kiskun (2012-05-03). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2012-05-03
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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46.7097627818° N, 19.6860254653° E, 46.6139842794° S, 19.5533382311° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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