Analysis and monitoring of forest fires through the European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS)

By Pau Costa Foundation on

Definition and scope of EFFIS

– System established by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) and DG Environment (ENV) as focal point for information on forest fires in Europe (1998)

– Provides EU level assessments during both pre-fire and post-fire phases, thus supporting fire prevention, preparedness, fire fighting and post-fire operations

– Complements national fire information systems through the provision of harmonised data, methods and standards 

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