Flood Extent Analysis for Lake Manchar, Sindh, Pakistan

Tue, 12 Oct 2010 15:10:40 GMT
 International Charter Space and Major Disasters
Product ID: 1512 - English
Published: 12 Oct, 2010
GLIDE: FL-2010-000141-PAK
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 26.656 x 67.491
BottomRight: 26.313 x 67.887

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This map illustrates the expansion of flood waters on Lake Manchar in Sindh Province based on a time series analysis of satellite data recorded between 4 July and 6 October 2010. As shown in the left map frame, flood waters have continued to spread from Lake Manchar to the north-east, flooding an estimated 60 villages and small towns between 16 September and 6 October. In contrast, flood levels have dramatically receded along the main Indus river channel immediately to the east of the lake. The right map frame presents the relative extent of standing water levels at four separate dates. This flood assessment is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT. Map scale for A3:1:200,000; Projection: UTM Zone 48 North; Datum: WGS-84.
Satellite Data (1): UK DMC2
Resolution: 32 meters
Image Date: 6 October 2010
Source: DMC International Imaging Ltd.
Satellite Data (2): ALOS PALSAR
Resolution: 100 meters
Image Date: 4 July 2010
Source: © JAXA, MET
Crisis Satellite Data: MODIS Aqua & Terra
Resolution: 250 meters
Image Dates: 28 July - 16 September 2010
Source: NASA Rapid Response
Transport Data: Google Map Maker
Transport Data Copyright:
© 2009 Google - Improve with Google Map Maker
GIS Data: NGA, USGS
Flood Analysis: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Map Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT