DATASET

Fire in Chernobyl, Ukraine (2020-04-14)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2020-04-14 12:00:00
Event time (UTC): 2020-04-11 00:00:00
Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
On 08 April 2020, a fire broke out in a Ukrainian forest within the exclusion zone surrounding the abandoned nuclear power plant at Chernobyl. Helicopters and planes have been called in to battle the flames amid fears of exposure to increased radiation from the burning of contaminated forest and soil. The fires have continued to expand. Copernicus EMS RM is asked to produce Reference, First Estimate, Delineation and Grading maps.

Reference products: 1
Delineation products: 6
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) (2020): Fire in Chernobyl, Ukraine (2020-04-14). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/9f45dd09-b77e-4339-9ab5-8314fcda66a5

Keywords

CEMS Copernicus Copernicus Emergency Management Service Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Copernicus EMS Copernicus Service Emergency Emergency Management EMSR435 Mapping Rapid Mapping UKR Ukraine Wildfire

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR435]: Fire in Chernobyl, Ukraine (2020-04-14)
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((29.970134570946 51.460702116994,30.296278924092 51.460702116994,30.296278924092 51.262149946388,29.970134570946 51.262149946388,29.970134570946 51.460702116994))
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
2020-04-14
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR435 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/9f45dd09-b77e-4339-9ab5-8314fcda66a5
Popularity