Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Hurricane Maria in Caribbean (2017-09-21)

Description

Activation time (UTC): 2017-09-21 14:53:00 Event time (UTC): 2017-09-19 12:00:00 Event type: Storm (Tropical cyclone, hurricane, typhoon)

Activation reason:
Maria is the sixth hurricane to have formed in the Atlantic Basin this season. Rainfall on many of the islands on Maria’s path could cause life-threatening flash floods and mudslides.

Reference maps produced: 0 Delineation maps produced: 0 Grading maps produced: 3

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 (2017):  Hurricane Maria in Caribbean (2017-09-21). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/fd43ec18-574f-47a7-91e0-031cd188ef3f
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Additional information
Issue date 2017-09-21
Landing page http://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR245
Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
Identifier http://data.europa.eu/89h/fd43ec18-574f-47a7-91e0-031cd188ef3f
Geographic information
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Geographic bounding box

18.4383913079° N, -62.6722393861° E, 17.2824528405° S, -64.6264854108° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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