DATASET

Nyiragongo volcano's eruption, DR Congo and Rwanda (2021-05-23)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2021-05-23 23:27:00
Event time (UTC): 2021-05-22 19:00:00
Event type: Volcanic activity (Lava flow)

Activation reason:
Nyiragongo volcano (Democratic Republic of Congo) erupted on 22 May. The volcano last erupted in January 2002 killing 250 people and making 120,000 homeless. The lava is reaching the city of Goma (10 km from the volcano) and the government has launched an evacuation plan.

Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 0
Grading products: 3

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): Nyiragongo volcano's eruption, DR Congo and Rwanda (2021-05-23). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/d8bdb3d5-d6a0-4267-88ac-be7737e68197

Keywords

CEMS Copernicus COD Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Copernicus Emergency Management Service Emergency Copernicus EMS EMSR513 RWA Copernicus Service Mapping Emergency Management Rwanda Democratic Republic of the Congo Rapid Mapping Volcanic activity

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR513]: Nyiragongo volcano's eruption, DR Congo and Rwanda (2021-05-23)
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
2021-06-07
Modified date
2021-06-07
Issued date
2021-05-23
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR513 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/d8bdb3d5-d6a0-4267-88ac-be7737e68197
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