International Charter Space and Major Disasters
Product ID: 1295 - English
Published: 17 Nov, 2008
GLIDE: FF-2008-000211-VNM
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TopLeft: 21.8333 x 105.75
BottomRight: 20.9166 x 106

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This map illustrates satellite-detected water over the flood-affected provinces of Hanoi, Red River Delta Region, Vietnam. Probable flood waters were detected with DMC multispectral data acquired on 9 November 2008 at a spatial resolution of 32m. Pre-flood DMC multispectral data from 24 November 2005 was also used in this analysis. This flood assessment is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field.

The depiction and use of boundaries, geographic names and related data shown here are not warranted to be error-free nor do they imply official endorsement or acceptance by the United Nations. This map was produced by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Operational Satellite Applications Program (UNOSAT). UNOSAT provides satellite imagery & related geographic information to UN humanitarian & development agencies & their implementing partners.
Satellite Data: DMC L1R
Imagery Date: 24 November 2005 & 9 November 2008
Resolution: 32m
Image Copyright: DMC International Imaging Ltd (2008)
GIS Data: CISIN
Other Data: GIST, OCHA, ESRI, USGS, NGA
Flood Analysis: UNOSAT (2008)
Map Production: UNOSAT (2008)
Projection: UTM Zone 48 North
Datum: WGS 1984