Activation time (UTC): 2018-07-16 21:17:00
Event time (UTC): 2018-07-16 18:00:00
Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)
The warm and dry weather in Sweden is causing forest fires that can propagate fast in the landscape. Currently, approximately 50 fires are ongoing and mapping of the major ones is requested from local authorities to support the response operations.
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Delineation products: 33
Grading products: 6
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.
How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2018): Forest Fire in Central Sweden (2018-07-16). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/f4f93b20-03d6-447a-86cc-1bce2a3ca7fc
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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.
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