Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Forest Fire in Central Sweden (2018-07-16)


Activation time (UTC): 2018-07-16 21:17:00 Event time (UTC): 2018-07-16 18:00:00 Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
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.

Reference products: 0 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.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2018):  Forest Fire in Central Sweden (2018-07-16). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2018-07-16
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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63.6076435415° N, 17.8967409721° E, 57.5339940494° S, 13.1554653576° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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