Flood Waters over the Affected Districts of Namacurra & Maganja da Costa, Zambezia Province, Mozambi

Fri, 18 Jan 2008 14:28:04 GMT
Product ID: 1043 - English
Published: 18 Jan, 2008
GLIDE: FL-2008-000004-MOZ
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TopLeft: -17.262915 x 36.856683
BottomRight: -17.654785 x 37.523969

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This map illustrates satellite-detected flood waters over the affected districts of Namacurra & Maganja da Costa, Zambezia Province, 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 3 December 2007. Estimates for flooded areas per district have been calculated in km2. Flood analysis was made using MODIS Terra & Aqua data recorded 16 January 2008. This flood detection is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field. Projection: UTM, Zone 36 South; Datum: WGS 1984; Map Scale for A3: 1:220,000
Satellite Data : MODIS Terra & Aqua (NASA)
Resolution: 500m/250m
Date Series: 3 Dec. 2007 & 16 Jan. 2008
Flood Analysis : UNOSAT
Rainfall Data : TRMM (NASA)
Resolution : 0.25 deg
Date Series : 9 Dec. 2007 -9 January2008
Hydrology Data : HydroSheds (USGS)
Roads & Bridges: Identified in Google Earth
Other GIS Data : NGA, USGS, WHO, UNJLC
Map Production: UNOSAT (18 January 2008)