DATASET

Fires in Sicily (2016-06-23)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2016-06-23 18:07:00
Event time (UTC): 2016-06-16 03:00:00
Event type: Forest fire, wild fire

Activation reason:
On 16 June, several fires started in Sicily Region involving large areas of regional forested territory, towns and villages. The wild fires were fanned by temperatures of up to 40°C and strong southern wind as the “scirocco”. Schools and homes were temporary evacuated and damages to infrastructures and private and public structures have been reported.

Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 0
Grading products: 10

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) (2016): Fires in Sicily (2016-06-23). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/f968edcc-0cfa-4367-a5fe-195f9bc35957

Keywords

Copernicus Copernicus Emergency Management Service Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Copernicus Service Copernicus EMS Forest fire, wild fire ITA Rapid Mapping Emergency Emergency Management Italy Mapping CEMS EMSR169

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR169]: Fires in Sicily (2016-06-23)
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
2021-04-23
Modified date
2021-04-19
Issued date
2016-06-23
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR169 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/f968edcc-0cfa-4367-a5fe-195f9bc35957
Popularity