Overview of potentially flood affected areas over Cotonou and Abomey-Calavi, Benin

Sat, 18 Jul 2009 08:02:25 GMT
 International Charter Space and Major Disasters
Product ID: 1367 - English
Published: 18 Jul, 2009
GLIDE: FL-2009-000127-BEN
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 6.5 x 2.2
BottomRight: 6.33 x 2.47

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Flood analysis using radar satellite imagery (ENVISAT ASAR) recorded 13 July 2009 and 27 March 2007, indicating potentially flooded areas along southern coastline of Cotonou and Abomey-Calavi. Potentially flooded areas within dense urban areas could not be assessed with the available imagery.

Map scale for A3 print-out is 1:100,000
Satellite data........ENVISAT ASAR
Imagery dates.........13 July 2009, 27 March 2007
Resolution............30 meters
Copyright.............ESA 2009
Source................ESA, International Charter Space and Major Disasters
GIS data..............NGA, UNITAR/UNOSAT, FAO, ESRI
Road data.............OpenStreetMap
Analysis..............UNITAR/UNOSAT
Projection............UTM Zone 31 North
Datum.................WGS 1984