Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Monitoring areas damaged by forest fires in Andalusia, Spain (2018-12-20)


Activation date: 2018-12-20
Event type: Forest fire, wild fire

Activation reason:
The scope of the service request EMSN-060 is to evaluate the status of the environment affected by two forest fires that occurred in the summer of 2017 in the Spanish provinces of Huelva and Seville (Andalusia Region). The affected areas were 4,163 and 53 ha in AOI 01 - Granada de Rio Tinto, and 823 ha in AOI 02 - El Campillo. Fire severity assessmentAssessed by spectral indices: Normalized Burn Index NBR and Normalized Differential Vegetation indices (NDVI) from Sentinel-2 in six dates from the pre-event and five post-event dates until recently. Assessment of vegetation recoveryProvides indication of level of vegetation restoration in areas damaged by forest fires. Shows spatial distribution of categorized classes related to the vegetation restoration process in damaged areas. Specific parameters such as height differences and vegetation cover evolution in ...

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2018):  Monitoring areas damaged by forest fires in Andalusia, Spain (2018-12-20). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2018-12-20
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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90° N, 180° E, -90° S, -180° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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