International Charter Space and Major Disasters
Product ID: 1186 - English
Published: 10 May, 2008
GLIDE: TC-2008-000057-MMR
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 16.95 x 95.873
BottomRight: 16.582 x 96.377

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This map illustrates satellite-detected flood waters over the affected Twantay Township (MMR013027), south of the capital Yangon, Myanmar on 7 May 2008. Standing flood waters were detected with Radarsat data acquired on 7 May 2008 at a spatial resolution of 25m. Flooded rice fields / aquaculture areas have also been identified. This flood detection and affected village assessment is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field.
Satellite Data : RADARSAT (25m SAR)
Imagery Date : 7 May 2008 & 15 Feb. 2005
Data Source: Canadian Space Agency (2008)
GIS Data : USGS, NGA, FAO, Respond/Keyobs
Health Data : WHO
Admin data : MIMU, WHO
Bridge Data : Google Earth
Flood Analysis : UNOSAT
Map Production : UNOSAT (10 May 2008)
Projection : UTM Zone 46 North - WGS 1984