Overview of Flood Waters in Peshawar and Mardan Tehsils, N.W.F.P., Pakistan

Mon, 2 Aug 2010 14:58:32 GMT
Product ID: 1467 - English
Published: 2 Aug, 2010
GLIDE: FL-2010-000141-PAK
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 34.325 x 71.354
BottomRight: 33.75 x 72.841

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This map presents the standing flood waters over the affected Tehsils of Peshawar and Mardan, N.W.F.P, Pakistan following recent heavy monsoon rains. This analysis is based on post-disaster satellite imagery collected by MODIS sensors on 31 July & 1 August 2010, and pre-crisis by MODIS sensors on 25-26 July 2010. Please note that the exact limit of the flood waters is uncertain (approximately 250-500m) because of the relatively low spatial resolution of the satellite sensors used for this analysis, and that detected water bodies likely reflect an underestimation of all flood-affected areas within the map extent. This analysis has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT. Map scale for A3: 1:345,000: Projection : UTM Zone 43N; Datum : WGS-84.
Crisis Satellite Data : MODIS Aqua & Terra
Resolution : 250 meters
Image Date : 31 July - 1 August 2010
Source : NASA Rapid Response
PreCrisis Satellite Data : MODIS Aqua & Terra
Resolution : 250 meters
Image Date : 26 July 2010
Source : NASA Rapid Response
Elevation Data : Aster GDEM
Source : METI & NASA 2009
GIS Data : NGA, OCHA, Google Maps
Hydrology Data : USGS HydroSheds
Road Data : Open Street Map
Bridge & Airfield Data : Google Maps
Background Imagery : ESRI (Landsat7 WMS)
Refugee Data : UNHCR
Health Center Data : WHO
Flood Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Map Production : UNITAR / UNOSAT