Overview Of Flood Waters In Jaffna Peninsula, Sri Lanka

Mon, 1 Dec 2008 19:06:54 GMT
 International Charter Space and Major Disasters
Product ID: 1299 - English
Published: 1 Dec, 2008
GLIDE: TC-2008-000237-LKA
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 9.8333 x 79.75
BottomRight: 9.5 x 80.25

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This map illustrates satellite-detected water over
the flood-affected districts in the Jaffna Penisula,
Sri Lanka. Probable flood waters were detected
with ENVISAT-ASAR radar data acquired on 27
November 2008 at a spatial resolution of 20m
(IMP). Pre-flood ASAR radar data from 7
Novemeber 2008 was also used in this analysis.
This flood assessment is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field.
Satellite Data: ENVISAT-ASAR IMP
Imagery Date: 10 & 27 November 2008
Resolution: 20m
Image Source: ESA (2008)
Other Data: GIST, OCHA, ESRI, USGS, NGA
Flood Analysis: UNOSAT (2008)
Map Production: UNOSAT (2008)
Projection: UTM Zone 44 North
Datum: WGS 1984