FireCube: A Daily Datacube for the Modeling and Analysis of Wildfires in Greece
 1. National Observatory of Athens, University of Valencia
 2. National Observatory of Athens
Description
dataset_greece.nc
This dataset is meant to be used to develop models for nextday fire hazard forecasting in Greece. It contains the following variables for the years 2009 to 2021 at a daily 1km x 1km grid.
Variable  Units  Long Name  Description 

avg_d2m  K  Avg 2 metre dewpoint temperature  Daily Average 2 metre dewpoint temperature ERA5Land 
avg_rh  %  Avg Relative humidity  Daily Average Relative humidity calculated from t2m and d2m 
avg_sp  Pa  Avg Surface pressure  Daily Average Surface pressure ERA5Land 
avg_t2m  K  Avg 2 metre temperature  Daily Average 2 metre temperature ERA5Land 
avg_tp  m  Avg total precipitation  Daily Average Total precipitation ERA5Land 
avg_u10  m/s  Avg 10 metre U wind component  Daily Average 10 metre U wind component ERA5Land 
avg_v10  m/s  Avg 10 metre V wind component  Daily Average 10 metre V wind component ERA5Land 
burned_areas  unitless  Rasterized burned polygons  EFFIS (https://effis.jrc.ec.europa.eu/) burned areas burned as raster (value 1). Starting date retrieved with intersection with MODIS active fires 
et  kg/m^2/8day  8day Evapotranspiration  Total Evapotranspiration  MODIS/Terra Net Evapotranspiration 8Day L4 Global 500 m SIN Grid (MOD16A2) 
evi  unitless  16day EVI  Enhanced vegetation index  MODIS/Terra Vegetation Indices 16Day L3 Global 1 km SIN Grid (MOD13A2) 
fapar  %  Fraction of Absorbed Photosynthetically Active Radiation  FPAR  MOD15A2H MODIS/Terra Gridded 500M (8day composite) 
fwi  unitless  Fire Weather Index  Fire Weather Index 0.25 deg  https://cds.climate.copernicus.eu/cdsapp#!/dataset/cemsfirehistorical?tab=overview 
ignition_points  unitless  Rasterized ignition points  Ignition points burned as raster (value 1) on the map calculated from intersection of MODIS active fires and EFFIS (https://effis.jrc.ec.europa.eu/) burned areas 
lai  unitless  Leaf Area Index  Leaf Area Index (LAI)  MOD15A2H MODIS/Terra Gridded 500M Leaf Area Index LAI (8day composite) 
lst_day  K  Day Land Surface Temperature  Day Land Surface Temperature (LST)  MODIS/Terra Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity Daily L3 Global 1 km SIN Grid (MOD11A1) 
lst_night  K  Night Land Surface Temperature  Night Land Surface Temperature (LST)  MODIS/Terra Land Surface Temperature/Emissivity Daily L3 Global 1 km SIN Grid (MOD11A1) 
max_d2m  K  Max 2 metre dewpoint temperature  Daily Maximum 2 metre dewpoint temperature ERA5Land 
max_rh  %  Max Relative humidity  Daily Maximum Relative humidity calculated from t2m and d2m 
max_sp  Pa  Max Surface pressure  Daily Maximum Surface pressure ERA5Land 
max_t2m  K  Max 2 metre temperature  Daily Maximum 2 metre temperature ERA5Land 
max_tp  m  Max Total precipitation  Daily Maximum Total precipitation ERA5Land 
max_u10  m/s  Max 10 metre U wind component  Daily Maximum 10 metre U wind component ERA5Land 
max_v10  m/s  Max 10 metre V wind component  Daily Maximum 10 metre V wind component ERA5Land 
max_wind_direction  degrees  Wind direction of Max Wind  Daily Maximum wind speed direction calculated from the U, V components 
max_wind_speed  m/s  Max wind speed norm  Daily Maximum wind speed calculated from the U, V components 
max_wind_u10  m/s  10 metre U wind of Max Wind  Daily 10 metre U wind component of Maximum Wind 
max_wind_v10  m/s  10 metre V wind of Max Wind  Daily 10 metre V wind component of Maximum Wind 
min_d2m  K  Min 2 metre dewpoint temperature  Daily Minimum 2 metre dewpoint temperature ERA5Land 
min_rh  %  Min Relative humidity  Daily Minimum Relative humidity calculated from t2m and d2m 
min_sp  Pa  Min Surface Pressure  Daily Minimum Surface pressure ERA5Land 
min_t2m  K  Min 2 metre temperature  Daily Minimum 2 metre temperature ERA5Land 
min_tp  m  Min Total precipitation  Daily Minimum Total precipitation ERA5Land 
min_u10  m/s  Min 10 metre U wind component  Daily Minimum 10 metre U wind component ERA5Land 
min_v10  m/s  Min 10 metre V wind component  Daily Minimum 10 metre V wind component ERA5Land 
ndvi  unitless  16day NDVI  Normalized Difference Vegetation Index  MODIS/Terra Vegetation Indices 16Day L3 Global 1 km SIN Grid 
number_of_fires  unitless  Daily number of fires  Daily number of fires 
smian  unitless  Soil moisture index anomaly  Soil Moisture Index Anomaly 10day, 5km Europe  EDO https://edo.jrc.ec.europa.eu/gdo/php/index.php?id=2112 
sminx  unitless  Soil moisture index  Soil Moisture Index 10day, 5km Europe  EDO https://edo.jrc.ec.europa.eu/gdo/php/index.php?id=2112 
ASPECT  degrees  Aspect  Aspect calculated from Digital Elevation Model EUDEM 
CLC_2006  unitless  Mode of Corine Land Cover 2006  Mode of Corine Land Cover 2006 
CLC_2006_0  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 0 (artificial_surfaces)  Fraction of class 0 (artificial surfaces), Corine Class Codes [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 , 10, 11], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2006 
CLC_2006_1  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 1 (discontinuous_urban)  Fraction of class 1 (discontinuous_urban), Corine Class Codes [2], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2006 
CLC_2006_2  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 2 (arable_land)  Fraction of class 2 (arable_land), Corine Class Codes [12, 13, 14], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2006 
CLC_2006_3  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 3 (permanent_crops)  Fraction of class 3 (permanent_crops), Corine Class Codes [15, 16, 17], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2006 
CLC_2006_4  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 4 (pastures)  Fraction of class 4 (pastures), Corine Class Codes [18], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2006 
CLC_2006_5  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 5 (general_agricultural)  Fraction of class 5 (general_agricultural), Corine Class Codes [19, 20, 21, 22], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2006 
CLC_2006_6  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 6 (forest)  Fraction of class 6 (forest), Corine Class Codes [23, 24, 25], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2006 
CLC_2006_7  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 7 (misc_vegetation)  Fraction of class 7 (misc_vegetation), Corine Class Codes [26, 27, 28, 29], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2006 
CLC_2006_8  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 8 (misc_no_vegetation)  Fraction of class 8 (misc_no_vegetation), Corine Class Codes [30, 31, 32, 33, 34], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2006 
CLC_2006_9  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 9 (water)  Fraction of class 9 (water), Corine Class Codes [>=35], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2006 
CLC_2012  unitless  Mode of Corine Land Cover 2012  Mode of Corine Land Cover 2012 
CLC_2012_0  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 0 (artificial_surfaces)  Fraction of class 0 (artificial_surfaces), Corine Class Codes [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 , 10, 11], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2012 
CLC_2012_1  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 1 (discontinuous_urban)  Fraction of class 1 (discontinuous_urban), Corine Class Codes [2], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2012 
CLC_2012_2  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 2 (arable_land)  Fraction of class 2 (arable_land), Corine Class Codes [12, 13, 14], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2012 
CLC_2012_3  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 3 (permanent_crops)  Fraction of class 3 (permanent_crops), Corine Class Codes [15, 16, 17], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2012 
CLC_2012_4  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 4 (pastures)  Fraction of class 4 (pastures), Corine Class Codes [18], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2012 
CLC_2012_5  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 5 (general_agricultural)  Fraction of class 5 (general_agricultural), Corine Class Codes [19, 20, 21, 22], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2012 
CLC_2012_6  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 6 (forest)  Fraction of class 6 (forest), Corine Class Codes [23, 24, 25], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2012 
CLC_2012_7  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 7 (misc_vegetation)  Fraction of class 7 (misc_vegetation), Corine Class Codes [26, 27, 28, 29], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2012 
CLC_2012_8  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 8 (misc_no_vegetation)  Fraction of class 8 (misc_no_vegetation), Corine Class Codes [30, 31, 32, 33, 34], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2012 
CLC_2012_9  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 9 (water)  Fraction of class 9 (water), Corine Class Codes [>=35], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2012 
CLC_2018  unitless  Mode of Corine Land Cover 2018  Mode of Corine Land Cover 2018 
CLC_2018_0  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 0 (artificial_surfaces)  Fraction of class 0 (artificial_surfaces), Corine Class Codes [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 , 10, 11], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2018 
CLC_2018_1  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 1 (discontinuous_urban)  Fraction of class 1 (discontinuous_urban), Corine Class Codes [2], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2018 
CLC_2018_2  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 2 (arable_land)  Fraction of class 2 (arable_land), Corine Class Codes [12, 13, 14], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2018 
CLC_2018_3  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 3 (permanent_crops)  Fraction of class 3 (permanent_crops), Corine Class Codes [15, 16, 17], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2018 
CLC_2018_4  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 4 (pastures)  Fraction of class 4 (pastures), Corine Class Codes [18], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2018 
CLC_2018_5  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 5 (general_agricultural)  Fraction of class 5 (general_agricultural), Corine Class Codes [19, 20, 21, 22], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2018 
CLC_2018_6  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 6 (forest)  Fraction of class 6 (forest), Corine Class Codes [23, 24, 25], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2018 
CLC_2018_7  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 7 (misc_vegetation)  Fraction of class 7 (misc_vegetation), Corine Class Codes [26, 27, 28, 29], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2018 
CLC_2018_8  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 8 (misc_no_vegetation)  Fraction of class 8 (misc_no_vegetation), Corine Class Codes [30, 31, 32, 33, 34], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2018 
CLC_2018_9  /100 %  Fraction of lc class 9 (water)  Fraction of class 9 (water), Corine Class Codes [>=35], for every grid cell, based on Corine Land Cover 2018 
DEM  m  Elevation  Averaged Digital Elevation Model EUDEM 
POP_DENS_2009  humans/km^2  Population density (2009)  Population density for year 2009 from Worldpop 
POP_DENS_2010  humans/km^2  Population density (2010)  Population density for year 2010 from Worldpop 
POP_DENS_2011  humans/km^2  Population density (2011)  Population density for year 2011 from Worldpop 
POP_DENS_2012  humans/km^2  Population density (2012)  Population density for year 2012 from Worldpop 
POP_DENS_2013  humans/km^2  Population density (2013)  Population density for year 2013 from Worldpop 
POP_DENS_2014  humans/km^2  Population density (2014)  Population density for year 2014 from Worldpop 
POP_DENS_2015  humans/km^2  Population density (2015)  Population density for year 2015 from Worldpop 
POP_DENS_2016  humans/km^2  Population density (2016)  Population density for year 2016 from Worldpop 
POP_DENS_2017  humans/km^2  Population density (2017)  Population density for year 2017 from Worldpop 
POP_DENS_2018  humans/km^2  Population density (2018)  Population density for year 2018 from Worldpop 
POP_DENS_2019  humans/km^2  Population density (2019)  Population density for year 2019 from Worldpop 
POP_DENS_2020  humans/km^2  Population density (2020)  Population density for year 2020 from Worldpop 
POP_DENS_2021  humans/km^2  Population density (2021)  Population density for year 2021 from Worldpop 
ROAD_DISTANCE  meters  Distance from roads  Distance from major roads from Worldpop 
ROUGHNESS  unitless  Roughness  Roughness calculated from Digital Elevation Model EUDEM 
SLOPE  degrees  Slope  Slope calculated from Digital Elevation Model EUDEM 
WATERWAY_DISTANCE  meters  Distance from waterways  Distance from major waterways from Worldpop 
temporal_extent : (20090306, 20210829)
spatial_extent : (18.7, 34.3, 28.9, 42.3)
crs : EPSG:4326
license : Creative Commons Attribution v4
creators : Ioannis Prapas, Spyros Kondylatos, Ioannis Papoutsis
contact_person : Ioannis Prapas <iprapas (at) noa.gr>
citation : Ioannis Prapas, Spyros Kondylatos, & Ioannis Papoutsis. (2021). A Datacube for the analysis of wildfires in Greece (0.1) [Data set]. Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4943354
acknowledgements : This work has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation project DeepCube, under grant agreement number 101004188.
title : FireCube: A Daily Datacube for the Modeling and Analysis of Wildfires in Greece
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