Overview of Flood Waters in Phichit and Nakhon Sawan Province, Thailand

Fri, 5 Nov 2010 16:26:42 GMT
 International Charter Space and Major Disasters
Product ID: 1522 - English
Published: 5 Nov, 2010
GLIDE: FF-2010-000207-THA
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 16.5 x 100
BottomRight: 15.3 x 100.35

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This map presents the potential flood affected lands around Pak Nam Pho,Nakhan Sawan Province and Chao Phraya river in Thailand. There is possiblitity of floods extending inside Pak Nam Pho town in the near future. PALSAR imagery was acquired on 30 October 2010 and has a resolution of 100m. Due to the extensive presence of rice fields over the observed area , the analysis has a high level of uncertainty. Detected water bodies likely reflect an overrestimation of all flood-affected areas within the map extent, because ov the used L-band SAR sensor. This analysis has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT.

Map Scale for A3: 1:250,000; Projection : UTM Zone 47 North; Datum: WGS-84 (EGM-96)
Crisis Satellite Data: ALOS PALSAR
Resolution: 100 meters
Image Date: 30 October 2010
Source: © JAXA METI
Pre-Crisis Satellite Data: ALOS PALSAR
Resolution: 100 meters
Image Date: 13 August 2009
Source: © JAXA METI
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