International Charter Space and Major Disasters
Product ID: 1371 - English
Published: 4 Sep, 2009
GLIDE: FL-2009-000174-NER
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 17.5 x 7
BottomRight: 16.5 x 8.5

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This map illustrates satellite-detected areas of likely standing bodies of flood water in Agadez Region, Niger, as based on change detection methods using MODIS Aqua data acquired over the area on 3 September and 11 August 2009. The newly released ASTER global elevation model (GDEM) was also used in the flooding analysis.

This flood assessment is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field.

Map scale for A3: 1:550,000
Projection: UTM Zone 32 North
Datum: WGS-84 (EGM-96).
Satellite Data (1) : MODIS Aqua
Imagery Dates : 3 Sept. & 11 August 2009
Resolution : 250 m
Source : NASA
Elevation Data : ASTER GDEM & SRTM
Resolution : 27m 90m
Source : METI & NASA 2009
Road Data : Google Map Maker 2009
Other Data : WDPA, USGS, NGA
Flood Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Map Production : UNITAR / UNOSAT