DATASET

Forest fire in Valleseco, Gran Canaria, Spain (2019-08-19)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2019-08-19 09:03:00
Event time (UTC): 2019-08-17 00:00:00
Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
On 17 August 2019, a fire started in the Municipality of Valleseco, which is in the western part of Gran Canaria Island. As a consequence of this fire, hundreds of people have been forced to evacuate their homes. The municipalities of Valleseco, Moya, Tejeda y Galdar are among the villages where people were told to evacuate. The fire is very virulent and according to the EFFIS, over the coming hours the fire danger risk is forecast from high to extreme over Canary islands.

Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 3
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.

Contact

Email
jrc-ems-rapidmapping (at) ec.europa.eu

Contributors

How to cite

European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2019): Forest fire in Valleseco, Gran Canaria, Spain (2019-08-19). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/68b03f81-0706-4a14-93fa-00abef7b4520

Keywords

Copernicus CEMS Copernicus Emergency Management Service Copernicus Service Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Emergency Management ESP Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Emergency EMSR382 Wildfire Mapping Spain

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR382]: Forest fire in Valleseco, Gran Canaria, Spain (2019-08-19)
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
2019-08-19
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR382 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/68b03f81-0706-4a14-93fa-00abef7b4520
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