Overview of Flood Waters in the Affected Provinces of Sofala, Tete & Zambezia, Mozambique

Thu, 14 Feb 2008 19:03:13 GMT
Product ID: 1089 - English
Published: 14 Feb, 2008
GLIDE: FL-2008-000004-MOZ
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TopLeft: -16.5 x 34.6
BottomRight: -19.6 x 37.5

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This map illustrates satellite-detected flood waters over the affected provinces of Sofala & Tete & Zambezia, Mozambique. Flooded areas have been sorted into 3 classes: Red areas represent standing flood waters identified with a high degree of confidence. Yellow areas represent flood-affected areas, possibly covered with standing water, identified with a lower degree of confidence. Additionally, blue areas represent the water levels before the flooding in November 2007. This flood detection is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field. Map scale for A3: 1: 1,350,000; Projection: UTM, Zone 36 South; Datum : WGS 1984
Satellite Data: MODIS Terra & Aqua (NASA)
Resolution: 500m/250m
Date Series : 19 Nov. 2007 & 13 Feb. 2008
Flood Analysis: UNOSAT
Rainfall Data: TRMM (NASA)
Resolution: 0.25 deg
Date Series : 1 Jan. 2008 -31 January2008
Hydrology Data : HydroSheds (USGS)
Other GIS Data : NGA, USGS, WHO, UNJLC
Map Production: UNOSAT (14 February 2008)