EU stellt Studie zu Waldbränden 2022 vor

Executive summary
This advance report on wildfires in Europe, Middle East and North Africa 2022 presents results on the evolution of the wildfire campaign in that region on the basis of the data recorded in the European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS).
The 2022 was the second worst year in the Europe in terms of burnt areas and number of fires since 2006, according to the data available in EFFIS. The season was slightly milder in North African and Middle East countries. The burnt area in the European Union (EU) was the second highest ever, only behind the year 2017.
The area mapped in EFFIS for the EU was 837 212 ha, which corresponds to an estimated burnt area of 881 275 ha, as EFFIS maps approximately 95% of the total burnt areas reported by the countries.