Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Wildfires in Northern Scotland (2018-04-26)


Activation time (UTC): 2018-04-26 15:45:00 Event time (UTC): 2018-04-15 12:00:00 Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
Several wildfires were reported between 15 and 22nd April in the north of Scotland, firefighters contained a fierce wildfire which broke out in Strath Naver in north Sutherland which was swept by a strong easterly and then southerly wind

Reference products: 3 Delineation products: 3 Grading products: 2

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.

How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2018):  Wildfires in Northern Scotland (2018-04-26). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2018-04-26
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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Geographic bounding box

58.5702960123° N, -4.0758468228° E, 58.3641348455° S, -4.36597423553° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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