Overview of Flood Waters in Buriram, Nakhon Ratchasima & Surin Province, Thailand

Mon, 1 Nov 2010 17:59:58 GMT
 International Charter Space and Major Disasters
Product ID: 1519 - English
Published: 1 Nov, 2010
GLIDE: FF-2010-000207-THA
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 15.4 x 102.1
BottomRight: 14.9 x 103.3

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This map presents potential flood affected lands in
Nakhon Ratchasima, Buriram, Surim Province Thailand.There is possiblitity of floods extending till
Ubon Ratchathani in the near future. MODIS imagery
was acquired on 31 October 2010 and has a resolution of 250m. Due to the cloud coverage, extensive presence of rice fields over the observed area and lack of identifiable preflood waters from MODIS 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: 1:400,000; Projection : UTM Zone 47 North; Datum : WGS-84 (EGM-96)
Crisis Satellite Data: MODIS
Resolution: 250 meters
Image Date: 31 October 2010
Source: NASA
Elevation Data: Aster GDEM
Source: METI & NASA 2009
GIS Data: NGA, OCHA
Hydrology Data: USGS HydroSheds/ESRI
Road Data: Open Street Map (OSM)
Airfield Data: NGA
Place names: VMAP0,OCHA
Flood Analysis: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Map Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Projection: UTM Zone 47N
Datum: WGS-84