DATASET

Hurricane Irma in British Virgin Islands (2017-09-08)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2017-09-08 14:00:00
Event time (UTC): 2017-09-07 03:00:00
Event type: Storm (Tropical cyclone, hurricane, typhoon)

Activation reason:
The British Virgin Islands were struck by Hurricane IRMA, a category 5 storm, on 7 September 2017. Massive damage has been reported across the islands with homes and critical facilities flattened, power failures and communications down.

Reference products: 4
Delineation products: 0
Grading products: 4

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): Hurricane Irma in British Virgin Islands (2017-09-08). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/6af1c3c0-3342-443f-95d9-141364497b01

Keywords

Copernicus Emergency Management Service Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Rapid Mapping Copernicus EMS Copernicus Service British Virgin Islands Emergency Emergency Management Storm EMSR236 Mapping CEMS VGB Copernicus

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR236]: Hurricane Irma in British Virgin Islands (2017-09-08)
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
POLYGON((-64.784278970591 18.534979745256,-64.316263586368 18.534979745256,-64.316263586368 18.269587881573,-64.784278970591 18.269587881573,-64.784278970591 18.534979745256))
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
2017-09-08
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR236 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/6af1c3c0-3342-443f-95d9-141364497b01
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