DATASET

Forest fires in Bizerte, Tunisia (2017-08-05)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2017-08-05 08:00:00
Event time (UTC): 2017-07-31 23:00:00
Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
The country's heat wave led to the outbreak of fires in some forests in the centre and Northwest of the country, which spread to hundreds of hectares of trees and green spaces. Fire-fighters are struggling to put the fire down because of the high temperatures and the sirocco.

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

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) (2017): Forest fires in Bizerte, Tunisia (2017-08-05). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/674cbf6b-be39-4109-8c25-bced1ce481af

Keywords

Emergency Management EMSR220 Mapping Rapid Mapping TUN CEMS Copernicus Tunisia Copernicus Emergency Management Service Wildfire Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Copernicus EMS Copernicus Service Emergency

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR220]: Forest fires in Bizerte, Tunisia (2017-08-05)
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
2021-04-23
Modified date
2021-04-19
Issued date
2017-08-05
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR220 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/674cbf6b-be39-4109-8c25-bced1ce481af
Popularity