DATASET

Wildfire in Mourne Mountains, Northern Ireland (2021-07-02)

Collection: CEMS-RRM : CEMS Risk and Recovery Mapping 

Description


Activation date: 2021-07-02
Event type: Wildfire

Activation reason:


The CEMS Risk and Recovery STANDARD has been activated by the EU Delegation to UK and Northern Ireland as Authorized User (AU), on behalf of the End User (EU) that is the Northern Ireland Executive.The event was a 3km wide wildfire in the Mourne Mountains of County Down which ran from 23 April (start) to 25 April 2021 (main fires extinguished).This activation aimed at delineating the extent of the fire trough the RRM STANDARD product wildfire delineation and grading (P07) and providing an estimate of Land Use Land Cover impact with the impact assessment (P14) product.The P07-Wildfire delineation and grading product has been generated by using post-event HR satellite images. The analysis resulted in 277.4 ha burnt, of which 151.6 ha only slightly damaged, 116 ha moderately damaged and 9.8 ha highly damaged.The P14-Impact assessment analysis on assets and population shows that the fire ravaged inside an unpopulated area. The nearby city of Newcastle falls only with a small part within the boundary of the provided AOI. The vegetation in the burned area consists mainly of heath, pastures, and sparsely vegetated area. The damage to forests was minimal. No buildings and no transportation infrastructure were affected by the fire, except for a few hiking trails.

Contact

Email
jrc-ems-rapidmapping (at) ec.europa.eu

Contributors

How to cite

European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2021): Wildfire in Mourne Mountains, Northern Ireland (2021-07-02). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/d2fc3890-cc78-4994-afdc-4689c16a9d57

Keywords

Copernicus Copernicus Emergency Management Service Risk and Recovery Mapping Activation CEMS Copernicus Emergency Management Service Copernicus Service Emergency Management EMSN111 GBR Emergency Copernicus EMS Mapping Risk and Recovery Mapping United Kingdom Wildfire

Data access

Copernicus EMS Risk and Recovery Mapping Activation [EMSN111]: Wildfire in Mourne Mountains, Northern Ireland (2021-07-02)
URL 
  • Maps produced in scope of this Copernicus EMS Risk and Recovery Mapping activation downloadable as georeferenced PDFs, TIFFs and JPEGs together with relevant geodatabase (GDB) and complete final report 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
2021-07-02
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSN111 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/d2fc3890-cc78-4994-afdc-4689c16a9d57
Popularity