DATASET

Forest Fire in Evia Island, Greece (2018-08-14)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2018-08-14 09:08:00
Event time (UTC): 2018-08-12 15:24:00
Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
On 12 August, a forest fire broke out on the Greek island of Evia, near Athens. The residents of Kondodespoti and Stavros villages were preventively evacuated. The K349 Agrilitsa-Katavothra-Kalamaki wild life park was directly threatened by the fire. Copernicus EMS Mapping products will be used for a rapid assessment of the fire perimeter to assist the fire service in mop up operations, as well as to prevent any possible re-ignitions of the fire.

Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 2
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) (2018): Forest Fire in Evia Island, Greece (2018-08-14). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/fce9c770-73da-4bad-9892-ea062c129a59

Keywords

CEMS Copernicus Copernicus Emergency Management Service Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Copernicus EMS Copernicus Service Emergency Management Emergency EMSR306 Greece GRC Mapping Rapid Mapping Wildfire

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR306]: Forest Fire in Evia Island, Greece (2018-08-14)
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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GML
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WKT
POLYGON ((23.5810943731 38.6565610753, 23.6986490017 38.6565610753, 23.6986490017 38.5811949673, 23.5810943731 38.5811949673, 23.5810943731 38.6565610753))

Lineage information

No additional information

Additional information

Published by
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Created date
2021-04-19
Modified date
2021-04-19
Issued date
2018-08-14
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR306 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/fce9c770-73da-4bad-9892-ea062c129a59
Popularity
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