DATASET

Wildfire in Karpathos, Greece (2021-09-27)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2021-09-27 16:07:00
Event time (UTC): 2021-09-23 13:06:00
Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
Two wildfires are raging at Karpathos Island, in South Aegean region, Greece, burning down forests and rural areas. The first one started on Thursday afternoon 23/9/2021 and the second on Friday morning 24/9/2021. The strong wind and high flammability of forest fuels due to prolonged draught, make the work of firefighters very difficult. According to Fire Service 30 firefighters with 7 vehicles were operating at the first fire and 38 firefighters with 6 vehicles were operating at the second fire, assisted by 5 helicopters, 5 planes, volunteers and means from the local municipal.

Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 0
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): Wildfire in Karpathos, Greece (2021-09-27). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/d1e745a8-c7c2-4210-b59f-edbbabf75526

Keywords

CEMS Copernicus Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Copernicus Emergency Management Service Copernicus Service GRC Copernicus EMS Emergency Management Greece Emergency Mapping Wildfire Rapid Mapping EMSR547

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR547]: Wildfire in Karpathos, Greece (2021-09-27)
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
2021-09-29
Modified date
2021-10-11
Issued date
2021-09-27
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR547 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/d1e745a8-c7c2-4210-b59f-edbbabf75526
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