Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

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

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 maps produced: 0 Delineation maps produced: 2 Grading maps produced: 0

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How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (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
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Additional information
Issue date 2017-08-05
Landing page http://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR220
Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
Identifier http://data.europa.eu/89h/674cbf6b-be39-4109-8c25-bced1ce481af
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37.246315284° N, 9.36346793845° E, 37.0140686331° S, 9.08555038276° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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