Map of Flood Waters over the Affected Districts of Machanga and Govuro, Lower Save River, Mozambique

Thu, 17 Jan 2008 18:13:16 GMT
Product ID: 1042 - English
Published: 17 Jan, 2008
GLIDE: FL-2008-000004-MOZ
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: -20.6 x 34.65
BottomRight: -21.5 x 35.2

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This map illustrates satellite-detected flood waters over the affected districts along the lower section of the Save River, Mozambique. Flooded areas have been sorted into 2 classes: Red areas represent standing flood waters identified with a high degree of confidence. Blue areas represent pre-flood water levels (mostly wetlands) identified from 30 November 2007. Estimates for flooded areas per district have been calculated in km2. Flood analysis was made using MODIS Terra & Aqua data recorded 4-13 January 2008. This flood detection is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field.
Satellite Data : MODIS Terra & Aqua (NASA)
Resolution: 500m/250m
Date Series : 20 Nov. 2007 & 4-13 Jan. 2008
Flood Analysis : UNOSAT
Rainfall Data: TRMM (NASA)
Resolution: 0.25 deg
Date Series: 9 Dec. 2007 -9 January2008
Hydrology Data: HydroSheds (USGS)
Other GIS Data : NGA, USGS, WHO, UNJLC
Map Production : UNOSAT (17 January 2008)