Product ID: 1265 - English
Published: 15 Sep, 2008
GLIDE: CE-2008-000001-GEO
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This map presents a satellite-based damage assessment for the cultural heritage monuments within the main zone of conflict north of Tskhinvali, South Ossetia, Georgia following the armed conflict between Georgian and Russian military forces in August 2008.
Damage Summary Findings:
- 3 sites have buildings which are either severely damaged or destroyed;
- 1 site has possible damage to the roof;
- 11 sites have no visible damages, however 6 are located within 100 meters of buildings which were damaged in the conflict and thus may have less-severe damages.
Damaged sites have been identified with WorldView-1satellite imagery acquired on 19 August 2008 at a spatial resolution of 50cm. Pre-conflict imagery from Google Earth was also used. Please note, this is an initial damage assessment and has not yet been independently validated on the ground. Please send additions/corrections to the contact information below. Projection : Pulkovo 1995 GK Zone 8N; Datum :Pulkovo 1995
Satellite Data : WorldView-1
Resolution : 50 cm
Imagery Date : 19 August 2008
Copyright : Digital Globe (2008)
Source: U.S. Department of State - HIU
Access Rules : NextView "EULA" - 2008
Imagery Date : 19 August 2008
GIS Data : USGS, UNEP, UNOSAT
Heritage Data : Georgian National Commission for UNESCO
Damage Analysis : UNOSAT 2008