Flood Water Detection & Affected Village Estimate for Kaw Hmu Township, Myanmar

Wed, 7 May 2008 22:56:14 GMT
 International Charter Space and Major Disasters
Product ID: 1179 - English
Published: 8 May, 2008
GLIDE: TC-2008-000057-MMR
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 16.66338 x 95.992071
BottomRight: 16.455744 x 96.279003

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This map illustrates satellite-detected flood waters over the affected Kaw Hmu Township (MMR013028), south of the capital Yangon, Myanmar on 7 May 2008. Standing flood waters were detected with DMC satellite imagery acquired on 7 May 2008 at a spatial resolution of 32m. Villages and built-up settlement areas within the flood zone were identified and tabulated for the township of Kaw Hmu. This flood detection and affected village assessment is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field. A3: 1: 100,000; Projection; UTM Zone 46 North; Datum: WGS 1984
Satellite Data : UK-DMC
Imagery Date : 7 May 2008 & 15 Feb. 2005
Resolution : 32m
Image Source: DMC International Imaging Ltd.
GIS Data : USGS, NGA, FAO, Respond/Keyobs
Admin data : MIMU, WHO
Flood Analysis : UNOSAT (7 May 2008)
Map Production : UNOSAT (7 May 2008)