DATASET

Hurricane Maria in Caribbean (2017-09-21)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

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 products: 0
Delineation products: 0
Grading products: 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.

Contact

Email
jrc-ems-rapidmapping (at) ec.europa.eu

Contributors

How to cite

European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (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

Keywords

British Virgin Islands CEMS Copernicus Emergency Management Service Copernicus Copernicus EMS Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Copernicus Service Emergency Emergency Management EMSR245 KNA Mapping Rapid Mapping Storm Saint Kitts and Nevis VGB

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR245]: Hurricane Maria in Caribbean (2017-09-21)
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
POLYGON((-64.6264854108 18.4383913079,-62.6722393861 18.4383913079,-62.6722393861 17.2824528405,-64.6264854108 17.2824528405,-64.6264854108 18.4383913079))
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
2017-09-21
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR245 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/fd43ec18-574f-47a7-91e0-031cd188ef3f
Popularity