Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Fires in Italy (2012-08-13)


Activation time (UTC): 2012-08-13 14:00:00 Event time (UTC): 2012-06-30 13:00:00 Event type: Forest fire, wild fire

Activation reason:
The fire that affected the municipality of Gravina in Puglia has been very relevant because it burnt about 200-300 hectares out of 1800 total of one of the most important wood of the Puglia called "Bosco Difesa Grande". This wood is considered of great value in terms of history and woodland heritage.

Reference products: 2 Delineation products: 2 Grading products: 2

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How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2012):  Fires in Italy (2012-08-13). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2012-08-13
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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40.8278796375° N, 16.4884877503° E, 40.6998141855° S, 16.2891485095° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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