Overview of Flood Waters in Pauktaw and Kyaukpyu Province, Myanmar

Thu, 28 Oct 2010 18:59:24 GMT
 International Charter Space and Major Disasters
Product ID: 1516 - English
Published: 28 Oct, 2010
GLIDE: TC-2010-000211-MMR
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 20.18 x 93.11
BottomRight: 19.39 x 93.8

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This map presents the permanent water bodies and potential flood affected land and/or aquaculture in Rakhine State in Myanmar. The analysis reaches from the Districts of Pauktaw to Kyaukpyu. Radarsat-2 imagery was acquired on 25 October 2010 and has a resolution of 25m. Due to the costal and delta character of the observed area and lack of corresponding pre-crisis radar data, the analysis has a high level of uncertainty. 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 A3:1:300,000; Projection : UTM Zone 46 North; Datum : WGS-84 (EGM-96).
Crisis Satellite Data: Radarsat-2
Resolution: 25 meters
Image Date: 25 October 2010
Source: RADARSAT-2 © MDA 2009
PreCrisis Satellite Data: Not available
Rainfall Data: TRMM (NASA)
Resolution: 0.25 deg
Date Series: 20 - 28 October 2010
Cyclone GIRI - Data: CIRA
Elevation Data: Aster GDEM
Source: METI & NASA 2009
GIS Data: NGA, OCHA, UNEP
Hydrology Data: USGS HydroSheds
Road Data: Google Map Maker 2010
Airfield Data: Google Maps
Flood Analysis: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Map Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Projection: UTM Zone 46N
Datum: WGS-84