Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Fire in Hungary (2015-08-20)


Activation time (UTC): 2015-08-20 11:10:00 Event time (UTC): 2015-07-24 00:00:00 Event type: Forest fire, wild fire

Activation reason:
Wildfire (24/07/2015, 11/08/2015 and 12/08/2015) damaged and destroyed forest and other natural reserves near Kaskantyú, Hortobágy and Nádudvar. The affected forest reserve composed of ancient juniper vegetation (Junipero-Populetum albae) and grasslands (Festucion vaginatae) which are significant locations from natural reserve viewpoint, also NATURA2000 areas are affected.

Reference products: 10 Delineation products: 10 Grading products: 10

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2015):  Fire in Hungary (2015-08-20). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2015-08-20
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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47.5965220404° N, 21.125775375° E, 46.6763234529° S, 19.4444997112° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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