Updated Overview of Flood Waters in Punjab Province, Pakistan

Thu, 5 Aug 2010 17:50:19 GMT
 International Charter Space and Major Disasters
Product ID: 1471 - English
Published: 5 Aug, 2010
GLIDE: FL-2010-000141-PAK
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 32.325 x 69.906
BottomRight: 28.407 x 72.139

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This map presents the standing flood waters over the affected Provinces of Punjab, Pakistan following recent heavy monsoon rains. This analysis is based on post-disaster satellite imagery collected by PALSAR sensors on 05 August 2010, and pre-crisis by PALSAR sensors on 19 July 2010. Please note that the exact limit of the flood waters is uncertain because of the relatively low spatial resolution of the satellite sensors used for this analysis, 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: 1:1,200,000; Projection: UTM Zone 43N Datum: WGS-84
Crisis Satellite Data: PALSAR
Resolution: 100 meters
Image Date: 05 August 2010
Source : JAXA
PreCrisis Satellite Data: PALSAR
Resolution: 100 meters
Image Date: 19 July 2010
Source: JAXA
Elevation Data: Aster GDEM
Source: METI & NASA 2009
GIS Data: NGA, OCHA, UNEP
Hydrology Data: USGS HydroSheds
Road Data: Open Street Map
Bridge & Airfield Data: Google Maps
Background Imagery: ESRI (Landsat7 WMS)
Refugee Data: UNHCR
Hospital Data: WHO
Flood Analysis: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Map Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT