22 October 2020
An article „Burn severity index for fire in the Biebrza National Park” by Crisis Information Centre team was published on ARCANAGIS portal.
The module 1 of the online training within Sat4Envi is just behind us
17 August 2020
The module 1 of the online training within Sat4Envi is just behind us
On 27th July the online training organised within “Operating system for gathering, sharing and promotion of digital information about the environment - Sat4Envi” project has started. The training is dedicated to crisis management institutions, including public administration.
Geoinformation Guide: Copernicus Open Access Hub - update
21 July 2020
Geoinformation Guide: Copernicus Open Access Hub - update
In today's entry from the "Geoinformation Guide" series, we present the Copernicus Open Access Hub browser designed to download free and open satellite images from the Sentinel mission.
Geoinformation Guide: Earth Explorer
17 July 2020
Geoinformation Guide: Earth Explorer
In today's article from the "Geoinformation Guide" series we will show you how to download free satellite images, eg from the Landsat mission, in a simple and quick way using the Earth Explorer browser.
Support of the Crisis Information Centre CBK in the use of UAVs during the fight against fire in the Biebrza National Park
12 May 2020
Support of the Crisis Information Centre CBK in the use of UAVs during the fight against fire in the Biebrza National Park
The recent fire of Biebrza National Park has been one of the biggest challenge for rescue services and crisis managements units in Poland for years. More than 5,5 hectares were burnt. During fire service action there were used special planes and helicopters because of hard-to-reach peat and swamp areas. UAVs were used for situation assessment and place of incident documentation.
Fire in the Biebrza National Park observed from orbit (new maps added 30 April, 17:00)
30 April 2020
Fire in the Biebrza National Park observed from orbit (new maps added 30 April, 17:00)
Experts from the Space Research Centre of the Polish Academy of Sciences used the satellite data to determine the extent of fire in the Biebrza National Park. Observations have shown that the fire area increased eightfold between 20 and 22 April reaching almost 4200 hectares.
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