UPDATE: Flood Waters Surrounding Yangon City, Myanmar (5 May 2008)

Tue, 6 May 2008 14:05:35 GMT
 International Charter Space and Major Disasters
Product ID: 1176 - English
Published: 6 May, 2008
GLIDE: TC-2008-000057-MMR
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 17.217 x 95.75
BottomRight: 16.567 x 96.633

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This map illustrates satellite-detected flood waters over the affected Yangon, capital of Myanmar as of 5 May 2008. Red areas shown in the map represent standing flood waters identified from Landsat 7 satellite imagery acquired on 5 May 2008 at a spatial resolution of 28.5m. Blue areas represent pre-flood waters identified from Landsat 7 acquired on 18 March 2008. This flood detection is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field. Map Scale for A3: 1:300,000; Projection : UTM Zone 46 North; Datum : WGS 1984.
GIS Data : USGS, NGA, ESRI, Respond/Keyobs
Satellite Data : Landsat 7
Imagery Date : 5 May & 18 March 2008
Resolution : 28.5m
Image Source : NASA/USGS 2008
Flood Analysis : UNOSAT (6 May 2008)
Map Production : UNOSAT (6 May 2008)