Population Density of the Earthquake Affected Province of South Kivu, DR Congo

Mon, 4 Feb 2008 21:00:02 GMT
Product ID: 1065 - English
Published: 4 Feb, 2008
GLIDE: EQ-2008-000017-COD
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: -1.333 x 28.33
BottomRight: -3.333 x 29.333

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This map illustrates the estimated population density for the earthquake-affected province of South Kivu, DR Congo, as well as the affected areas within western Rwanda and Burundi. The population density dataset (LandScan) has been estimated for the year 2005, and produced by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Earthquake epicenters shown in this map were provided by the USGS and represent all recorded seismic events between 3 - 4 February 2008. This is a preliminary analysis and has not been validated in the field. Map Scale for A3: 1:600,000; Projection : UTM Zone 35 South; Datum: WGS 1984
Population Density : LandScan 2005
EQ Dates : 3-4 February 2008
Elevation Data : SRTM-NASA
Transport Data: UNSDIT V2.1 (UNJLC)
GIS Data : WDPA, NGA, UNEP, USGS
Map Production : UNOSAT (4 February 2008)