DATASET

Fires on Thassos Island (2016-09-12)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2016-09-12 14:36:00
Event time (UTC): 2016-09-10 07:00:00
Event type: Forest fire, wild fire

Activation reason:

On Saturday 10-09-2016 morning, four fires that started on the island of Thassos (NE Greece) and continue to burn for a third day. The fires were probably caused by strong lightning activity in the island that was not followed by rain (Dry storm). Villages have been evacuated.

Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 2
Grading products: 0

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) (2016): Fires on Thassos Island (2016-09-12). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/91f3f687-e5d0-4416-b264-92b6df64c8fd

Keywords

CEMS Copernicus Copernicus Emergency Management Service Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Copernicus EMS Copernicus Service Emergency Emergency Management EMSR180 Forest fire GRC Greece Mapping Rapid Mapping wild fire

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR180]: Fires on Thassos Island (2016-09-12)
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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GML
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WKT
POLYGON ((24.4326980046 40.8030411345, 24.812014716 40.8030411345, 24.812014716 40.5670507982, 24.4326980046 40.5670507982, 24.4326980046 40.8030411345))

Lineage information

No additional information

Additional information

Published by
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Created date
2021-04-19
Modified date
2021-04-19
Issued date
2016-09-12
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR180 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/91f3f687-e5d0-4416-b264-92b6df64c8fd
Popularity
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