Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: EU Civil Protection Exercise: EU TARANIS 2013 (2013-06-21)


Activation date: 2013-06-21
Event type: Flood

Activation reason:
An EU civil protection exercise, EU TARANIS 2013, held in Salzburg, Austria, was completed on Saturday 29 June. The cooperation within and among the civil protection teams from Austria, Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands and Germany was tested during this three day drill. According to the scenario, Austria was hit by heavy rains and the consequent flooding greatly damaged the infrastructure. This triggered road, train and plane accidents, some of which involved chemical spills.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2013):  EU Civil Protection Exercise: EU TARANIS 2013 (2013-06-21). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2013-06-21
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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48.037792° N, 13.300017° E, 47.494115° S, 12.736113° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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