Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Forest fire in Sweden (2018-06-06)


Activation time (UTC): 2018-06-06 11:27:00 Event time (UTC): 2018-06-03 14:00:00 Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
Sweden has experienced warm and dry spring weather which has resulted in very dry vegetation. Forests are very sensitive to ignition and several persistent fires have endured this past month. Currently, a number of extensive forest fires are ongoing in Värmland, southeast of Kristinehamn and in Edsvalla

Reference maps produced: 0 Delineation maps produced: 7 Grading maps produced: 4

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2018):  Forest fire in Sweden (2018-06-06). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2018-06-06
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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60.0262359949° N, 16.6811662044° E, 59.1121016746° S, 13.2036307957° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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