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Fires in Greece

Monday, 24 August 2009

Type of Event:
Fires
Location of Event:
Greece
Date of Charter Activation:
23/08/2009
Charter Requestor:
General Secretariat for Civil Protection, Greece
Project Management:
ESA

Description of the event

Three days of wildfires destroyed several homes and thousands of acres of forest. 10,000 people were evacuated from their homes.

For this activation, value adding support has been provided by the European project: GMES SAFER.

Greece - Attica, Northern Part

Source: SPOT-5
Acquired: 25/08/2009

Copyright: CNES 2009, USGS 2000 Map produced 25/08/2009 by ZKI DLR

Greece - Northern Grammatiko

Source: IKONOS
Acquired: 26/08/2009

Copyright: e-GEOS (2009), USGS 2000 Map produced 27/08/2009 by ZKI (C) DLR

Greece - Southeast Euboea

Source: ALOS AVNIR-2
Acquired: 25/08/2009

Copyright: JAXA 2009, USGS 2000, DLR 2009 Map produced 26/08/2009 by ZKI DLR

Greece - Southern Grammatiko

Source: IKONOS
Acquired: 26/08/2009

Copyright: e-GEOS (2009), USGS 2000 Map produced 27/08/2009 by ZKI (C) DLR

Greece - Attica, Southern Part

Source: SPOT-5
Acquired: 25/08/2009

Copyright: CNES 2009, USGS 2000 Image map created by ZKI on 25/08/2009 (C) DLR

Forest fires in Greece

Source: Envisat, MERIS
Acquired: 22/08/2009

Copyright: ESA