Burned Areas around the City of Eldoret, Uasin Gishu District, Rift Valley Province, Kenya

Fri, 25 Jan 2008 13:57:31 GMT
Product ID: 1061 - English
Published: 25 Jan, 2008
GLIDE: CE-2008-000001-KEN
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 0.5666 x 35.233
BottomRight: 0.4333 x 35.383

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This map illustrates the suspected fire-damaged locations around the city of Eldoret, Uasin Gishu District, Rift Valley Province, following the national elections on 27 December 2007. These burn areas were identified using Formosat-2 satellite imagery recorded on 9 January 2008. Additional information was used on detected fire location from the MODIS Aqua & Terra satellites covering the time period of 27 December to 2 January 2008. Please note that this fire analysis cannot discriminate between normally-occurring fires and those resulting from arson or conflict, and therefore contains a large degree of uncertainty as to the cause. Map Scale for A3: 1:60,000; Projection: UTM, Zone 36 South; Datum : WGS 1984
Satellite Data: Formosat-2
Resolution : 2.0m
Date Series : 9 Jan. 2008
Image Copyright: NSPO (2008)
Fire Data: MODIS Aqua - Terra
Fire Processing: Un. of Maryland, NASA
Fire Dates: 27 Dec 2007 - 3 Jan. 2008
Burned Area Analysis: UNOSAT
Elevation Data: SRTM-NASA
GIS Data : NGA, USGS, GIST, UNOSAT
Map Production: UNOSAT (24 January 2008)