Update 1: Flood Waters over the Affected Caprivi Region, Namibia

Sat, 28 Mar 2009 11:19:25 GMT
 International Charter Space and Major Disasters
Product ID: 1343 - English
Published: 28 Mar, 2009
GLIDE: FL-2009-000062-NAM
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: -17.377 x 24.171
BottomRight: -18.15 x 25.337

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This map illustrates satellite-detected flood waters as of 20 March 2009 over the affected Region of Caprivi, Namibia. Flooded areas have been sorted into 2 classes: Orange areas represent standing flood waters identified with a high degree of confidence; and Blue areas represent pre-flood water from multiple sources. Flood analysis was made using ENVISAT-ASAR data (WSM) recorded on 20 March 2009 at a spatial resolution of 150m.This flood detection is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field. Map scale for A3: 1:375,000; Projection: UTM Zone 34 South; Datum:WGS84.
Radar Data : ENVISAT ASAR (WSM)
Radar Resolution : 150 m
Radar Dates : 17-20 March 2009
Copyright : ESA 2009
Source: ESA-Cat1 (Respond Project)
Road Data : Namibia Directorate Survey & Mapping
Flood Analysis : UNOSAT
GIS Data : USGS, NGA, UNJLC, SALB
Pre Water: Global data (ESRI 2007)
Map Production : UNOSAT (27 March 2009)