International Charter Space and Major Disasters
Product ID: 1387 - English
Published: 12 Oct, 2009
GLIDE: TS-2009-000209-ASM
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: -13.366 x -172.856
BottomRight: -14.1475 x -171.351

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This atlas map product illustrates satellite-detected areas of likely building and vegetation damages caused by the magnitude 8.0 earthquake and resulting tsunami on 29 September 2009. A total of 9 separate focus maps are included, highlighting damage sites identified from post-disaster satellite imagery collected from 30 September to 4 October 2009. Damage identification was restricted by the partial coverage and spatial resolution of the imagery, as well as by cloud cover. It is probable therefore that damages have been underestimated. This assessment is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT. Map projections for Focus maps (1:6,000-14,000 for A3 Prints); Projection : UTM Zone 2 South
Datum : WGS-84 (EGM-96).
Satellite Data (1: Formosat-2
Imagery Dates : 30 Sept.- 3 October 2009
Resolution : 2 meters (pansharpened)
Copyright : NSPO-2009
Satellite Data (2) : SPOT-5 (2.5m Panshapened)
Imagery Date : 4 October 2009
Copyright : SPOT Image 2009
Elevation Data : ASTER GDEM / SRTM
Resolution : 27m / 87m
Source : METI & NASA 2009
Vector Data : Google Map Maker 2009
Bathymetry Data : GEBCO
Other Data : USGS, NGA, WDPA
Charter PM: USAID/OFDA
Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Map Production : UNITAR / UNOSAT
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