Flood Waters in the affected Provinces of Cercado & Moxos, Beni, Bolivia

Wed, 6 Feb 2008 16:26:50 GMT
 International Charter Space and Major Disasters
Product ID: 1070 - English
Published: 6 Feb, 2008
GLIDE: FL-2007-000231-BOL
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: -14.2 x -65.6
BottomRight: -15.25 x -64.3

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This map illustrates satellite-detected flood waters over the affected Departments of Beni & Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Flood water analysis was conducted by change detection with ENVISAT-ASAR (WSM) radar scenes (150m) recorded on 12 Dec. 2005 & 3 February 2008. Data was collected by ESA in support of the Space Charter. This is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field. Map scale for A3: 1:500,000; Projection : UTM Zone 20 South; Datum: WGS 1984
NOTE: Because of incomplete satellite coverage, the estimated areas flooded in km2 represent only partial values for the provinces listed, therefore it is possible that the real values could be considerably higher.
Satellite Data: ASAR WSM
Radar Resolution: 150m
Radar Dates: 12 Dec. 2005 & 3 February 2008
Data Copyright: ESA (2008)
Charter PM: INA Argentina
Flood Analysis: UNOSAT
LandCover Data: Derived from Landsat ETM (2001)
GIS Data : USGS, NGA, UNJLC, SALB
Population Data: LandScan 2005
Elevation Data : SRTM (90m) - NASA
Map Production: UNOSAT (6 February 2008)