Flood Waters over the Affected Region of Omusati, Namibia - 19 March 2008

Thu, 20 Mar 2008 20:12:28 GMT
 International Charter Space and Major Disasters
Product ID: 1129 - English
Published: 20 Mar, 2008
GLIDE: FL-2008-000004-NAM
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: -17.380225 x 14.859214
BottomRight: -17.769505 x 15.414174

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This map illustrates satellite-detected flood waters as of 19 March 2008 over the affected Region of Omusati, Namibia. Flooded areas have been sorted into 2 classes: Red areas represent standing flood waters identified with a high degree of confidence; and Blue areas represent pre-flood water levels in July-November 2007. Flood analysis was made using ENVISAT-ASAR data (WSM) recorded on 19 March 2008, and MODIS recorded in November 2007 and March 2008.This flood detection is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field. Map scale for A3 is 1:185,000; Projection : UTM Zone 33 South; Datum : WGS 1984.
Radar Data : ENVISAT ASAR (WSM)
Radar Resolution : 150m
Radar Dates :19 March 2008 & 20 July 2007
Copyright : ESA
Road Data : Namibia Directorate Survey & Mapping
Flood Analysis :UNOSAT
GIS Data : USGS, NGA, UNJLC, SALB
Landsat Image : MDA-ESRI-NASA
Map Production : UNOSAT (20 March 2008)