Forest Fire (6534 ha) in Australia 28 Jul 2022

Event summary

This forest fire can have a low humanitarian impact based on the and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID WF 1007676
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 28 Jul 2022 - 04 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 7
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 6534 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

*(Last detection of the thermal anomaly of the fire)


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Carbon emissions, ozone pollution... How forest fires are suffocating ... 2022-08-13T15:39+0200.

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Tackling air pollution at a global scale2022-08-12T05:16+0200.

In the 1960s, scientists across Europe began to notice that the rain was unusually acidic, denuding forests and poisoning lakes. They traced the problem to the sulphur-dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants. And not just their own f
Wildfires: A climatologist explains what you need to know2022-08-11T08:49+0200.

Wildfires have occurred on our planet ever since terrestrial plants began appearing over 400 million years ago, in the period of Earth’s history known as the Silurian. While certain regions are well known for them, such as Australia, Greec
Copernicus: questo del 2022 è stato uno dei tre mesi di luglio più cal ... 2022-08-10T20:48+0200.

Copernicus, implementato dal Centro europeo per le previsioni meteorologiche a medio termine per conto della Commissione europea, ha pubblicato il bollettino climatico di luglio che riporta i cambiamenti osservati nella temperatura dell’ari

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