DATASET

Fire in Peloponnese and Attika Regions, Greece (2021-05-20)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2021-05-20 08:24:00
Event time (UTC): 2021-05-19 23:00:00
Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
A large wildfire burning large areas of pine forest in the area of Schinos, in Corinthia prefecture, broke out on Wednesday evening, the 19 May 2021. The fire is still active on several fronts with the settlements of Schinos, Agia Sotira, Vamvakes, Mavrolimni, Alepochori and two monasteries being evacuated. Preliminary reports say that the wildfire has caused damage to several homes. The firefighting resources are considerable with 192 firefighters using 68 fire engines, 3 helicopters and 11 planes battling the blaze. The Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping service is requested to provide First Estimate, Delineation and Grading products.

Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 2
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): Fire in Peloponnese and Attika Regions, Greece (2021-05-20). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/dd1892d3-fd45-4a1d-9eb1-48aef6d199ee

Keywords

Emergency Management CEMS Mapping Copernicus Rapid Mapping EMSR510 Copernicus Emergency Management Service Wildfire Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation GRC Copernicus EMS Copernicus Service Greece Emergency

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR510]: Fire in Peloponnese and Attika Regions, Greece (2021-05-20)
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
2021-06-01
Modified date
2021-06-01
Issued date
2021-05-20
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR510 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/dd1892d3-fd45-4a1d-9eb1-48aef6d199ee
Popularity