International Charter Space and Major Disasters
Product ID: 1242 - English
Published: 20 Aug, 2008
GLIDE: FL-2008-000131-LAO
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 18.502046 x 103.117657
BottomRight: 18.169054 x 103.78506

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This map illustrates satellite detected flood waters (depicted in red) for the Provincial capital of Muang Pakxam, along the affected region of the Mekong River on the border of Thailand and Laos. Flood water detection was made using ENVISAT-ASAR WSM Radar data recorded on 19 August 2008. This flood detection is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field. Map Scale for A3: 1:225,000; Projection : UTM Zone 48 North; Datum : WGS-84
Satellite Data : ENVISAT-ASAR WSM
Radar Dates : 19 August 2008
Sensor Resolution : 150 m
Radar Provider : ESA (2008)
Flood Analysis : UNOSAT
GIS Data : WDPA, ESRI, GIST, UNEP
Map Production : UNOSAT (20 August 2008)