DATASET

Wildfires in New South Wales, Australia (2019-11-13)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2019-11-13 06:55:00
Event time (UTC): 2019-11-06 00:00:00
Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
In New South Wales, 13 emergency warnings have been issued for several fires, which have breached containment lines and are threatening several communities along the Pacific Highway, including the Greater Sydney Area. Hazardous air quality due to smoke haze has reached the cities of Sydney and Brisbane and is affecting residents, as reported by the Australian Environmental Department. Hot, dry and strong winds are forecast to favor the development of significant fires in the forthcoming days.

Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 27
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): Wildfires in New South Wales, Australia (2019-11-13). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/880df471-5820-4898-bcfc-5fe22819adc1

Keywords

Australia Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Wildfire Emergency Management CEMS Copernicus EMS Copernicus Copernicus Service AUS Copernicus Emergency Management Service EMSR408 Emergency Mapping Rapid Mapping

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR408]: Wildfires in New South Wales, Australia (2019-11-13)
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((150.24449375325 -28.475120834725,153.54714156874 -28.475120834725,153.54714156874 -33.4191032423,150.24449375325 -33.4191032423,150.24449375325 -28.475120834725))
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
2019-11-13
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR408 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/880df471-5820-4898-bcfc-5fe22819adc1
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