DATASET

Fire in Samos Island, Greece (2021-07-16)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2021-07-16 07:57:00
Event time (UTC): 2021-07-15 13:42:00
Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
A wildfire has raged from Thursday noon (15/07/2021) in the island of Samos, Greece, burning large areas of forest and rural areas. Fuel type and steep relief make the work of firefighters extremely difficult. Kokkari village and two hotels have been evacuated for precautionary reasons. A considerable firefighting effort is ongoing (16/07/2021). Copernicus EMS Mapping products will be used mainly by the fire service during firefighting operations and by local authorities (Forest Service, Regions of North Aegean, Municipalities) for recovery and restoration planning of the affected area. Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping is requested to provide First Estimate, Delineation and Grading products.

Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 1
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) (2021): Fire in Samos Island, Greece (2021-07-16). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/9b5a9b34-a86f-4d4a-ac63-087e2c6ae895

Keywords

Copernicus Copernicus Service GRC Copernicus Emergency Management Service CEMS Emergency Greece Wildfire Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Emergency Management Mapping Copernicus EMS EMSR521 Rapid Mapping

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR521]: Fire in Samos Island, Greece (2021-07-16)
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
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GEO
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Lineage information

No additional information

Additional information

Published by
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Created date
2021-07-19
Modified date
2021-08-04
Issued date
2021-07-16
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR521 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/9b5a9b34-a86f-4d4a-ac63-087e2c6ae895
Popularity