Title: Forest Fires in Europe, Middle East and North Africa 2011
Publisher: Publications Office of the European Union
Publication Year: 2012
JRC N°: JRC74152
ISBN: 978-92-79-26175-6 (print)
978-92-79-26174-9 (pdf)
ISSN: 1018-5593 (print)
1831-9424 (online)
Other Identifiers: EUR 25483 EN
OPOCE LB-NA-25483-EN-C (print); LB-NA-25483-EN-N (online)
URI: http://effis.jrc.ec.europa.eu/reports/fire-reports
DOI: 10.2788/44895
Type: EUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reports
Abstract: This is the 12th “Forest Fires in Europe” report published by the European Commission. The area covered by the report has been enlarged to include also Middle East and North Africa countries, thus also the title of the report has been changed accordingly. The report contains a summary of the 2011 fire season in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa with official statistics on the number of fires and burnt areas compiled by the contributing countries. In addition to country reports with a summary of the past fire season provided by the countries, the report Forest Fires in Europe, Middle East and North Africa informs about the latest developments in terms of forest fire prevention and initiatives of the European Commission to support forest fires fire protection activities in the European Union. Furthermore it provides the results of the European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS) operating during the fire season, with special emphasis on the EFFIS Danger Forecast, providing daily maps of meteorological fire danger forecast of EU, and the EFFIS Rapid Damage Assessment, performing the daily mapping and assessment of main land cover and Natura2000 areas affected by fires of at least 40 ha during the fire season..
JRC Directorate:Sustainable Resources

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