DATASET

Forest Fire in Thassos Island - Greece (2022-08-17)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2022-08-17 09:35:00
Event time (UTC): 2022-08-10 10:00:00
Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
A forest fire started near Potamia village in Thassos Island (Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Region - Greece) on Wednesday 10 of August morning, burnt forest, scrub and cultivated fields. Residents in the village of Kinira were ordered to evacuate. According to Fire Service 135 firefighters with 56 vehicles are currently operating in the area, assisted by 104 ground force personnel and fourteen (14) helicopter and fourteen (14) airplanes. Volunteer firefighters, military forces water tankers and local government machinery aid. Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping is requested to provide Delineation monitoring and grading products. These Copernicus EMS Mapping products will be used mainly by local authorities (Forest Service, Fire Service, Region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, Thasos municipality) for recovery and restoration planning of the affected area

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) (2022): Forest Fire in Thassos Island - Greece (2022-08-17). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/d94f5b5f-6944-434c-8b29-816d3bd792e0

Keywords

Copernicus GRC CEMS Greece Mapping Rapid Mapping Copernicus Emergency Management Service Wildfire Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Copernicus EMS Copernicus Service Emergency Emergency Management EMSR624

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR624]: Forest Fire in Thassos Island - Greece (2022-08-17)
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
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GEO
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Lineage information

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Additional information

Published by
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Created date
2022-08-18
Modified date
2022-09-05
Issued date
2022-08-17
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR624 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/d94f5b5f-6944-434c-8b29-816d3bd792e0
Popularity