Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Forest Fire in Chios Island in Greece (2012-08-28)


Activation date: 2012-08-28
Event type: Forest fire, wild fire

Activation reason:
Large areas of high forest have been burnt by the fire. In addition to that, in the southern part of the island many areas where the unique species Pistacia lentiscus var. Chia is been cultivated for centuries were burnt. Analysis of the burnt area is needed for the recovery phase (forest restoration measures, evaluation of damages in other land uses)

How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2012):  Forest Fire in Chios Island in Greece (2012-08-28). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2012-08-28
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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Geographic bounding box

90° N, 180° E, -90° S, -180° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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