DATASET

Forest and bog fire in Latvia (2021-07-27)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2021-07-27 10:40:00
Event time (UTC): 2021-07-26 06:13:00
Event type: Wildfire (Land fire: brush, bush, pasture)

Activation reason:
Due to the extreme weather conditions (heat and drought), on 26 July 2021 the forest and bog wildfire broke out in the nature conservation and specially protected area, in the Sigulda municipality, Ledurga parish. The cause of wildfire is unclear as it is scattered in separate locations. The combination of different circumstances, such as hard-to-access conditions, shortage of open-water sources and radio communication troubles in rural area, the situation may worsen

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

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): Forest and bog fire in Latvia (2021-07-27). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/ef44e0c0-8822-451d-a54c-9dd6030a68af

Keywords

CEMS Copernicus Copernicus Emergency Management Service Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Copernicus EMS Copernicus Service EMSR524 Latvia Emergency Emergency Management LVA Wildfire Rapid Mapping Mapping

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR524]: Forest and bog fire in Latvia (2021-07-27)
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
2021-07-28
Modified date
2021-08-04
Issued date
2021-07-27
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR524 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/ef44e0c0-8822-451d-a54c-9dd6030a68af
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