DATASET

Tropical cyclone in Vanuatu (2015-03-17)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2015-03-17 13:23:00
Event time (UTC): 2015-03-14 11:00:00
Event type: Wind storm

Activation reason:
Pam, a Category 5 storm, has caused torrential rains and strong winds

over the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, downing power lines and flattening buildings throughout the country.

Reference products: 9
Delineation products: 0
Grading products: 9

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) (2015): Tropical cyclone in Vanuatu (2015-03-17). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/d400124a-f389-4471-9031-8bac40993e64

Keywords

Copernicus CEMS Copernicus Emergency Management Service Copernicus Service Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Emergency Copernicus EMS Emergency Management Mapping Vanuatu Rapid Mapping VUT Wind storm EMSR121

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR121]: Tropical cyclone in Vanuatu (2015-03-17)
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((168.258303489 -17.6904944184,169.798895455 -17.6904944184,169.798895455 -20.2522718375,168.258303489 -20.2522718375,168.258303489 -17.6904944184))
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
2015-03-17
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR121 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/d400124a-f389-4471-9031-8bac40993e64
Popularity