Receding Flood waters over Kyauktan Township, Yangon Division, Myanmar

Wed, 14 May 2008 20:09:55 GMT
 International Charter Space and Major Disasters
Product ID: 1189 - English
Published: 14 May, 2008
GLIDE: TC-2008-000057-MMR
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 16.69 x 96.248
BottomRight: 16.472 x 96.546

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This map illustrates satellite-detected reductions in flood water levels over the affected Kyauktan Township (MMR013024), south of the capital Yangon, Myanmar, as measured with Radarsat data between 7 & 10 May 2008. Changes in color over flooded areas from yellow to red indicate a larger relative amount of flood water reduction. Areas shown in dark blue indicate flood water levels on 7 May that did not significantly change from flood levels on 10 May 2008. This flood detection and affected village assessment is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Map scale for A3: 1: 100,000; Projection : UTM Zone 46 North - WGS 1984.
Satellite Data : RADARSAT 25m (SAR Wide 1)
Radar Dates : 7 &10 May 2008 & 21 October 2001
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 (14 May 2008)