Situational Update 1: Satellite assessment of floods over the city of N'Djamena, Chad

Wed, 17 Oct 2012 09:29:21 GMT
Product ID: 1689 - English
Published: 17 Oct, 2012
GLIDE: FL-2012-1010-TCD
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 14.97 x 14.97
BottomRight: 12.13 x 15.16

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This report provides an overview of current flooding of the city of N’Djamena, Chad. KOMPSAT satellite imagery acquired on the 14th October 2012 and SPOT-5 satellite imagery acquired on the 16th October was used for this report. This report is part of an on-going satellite monitoring program of UNITAR / UNOSAT of the International Charter on Space and Major Disasters activation over floods in Chad in support of international humanitarian assistance and created to respond to the needs of UN agencies and their partners. This situational analysis is based on a rapid visual assessment of current satellite data available over this area. This analysis has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR/UNOSAT at the contact information below.
Satellite Data (1): KOMPSAT
Imagery Dates: 14 October 2012
Resolution: 4 m
Copyright: KARI
Source: KARI
Satellite Data (1): SPOT-5
Imagery Dates: 16 October 2012
Resolution: 10 m
Copyright: Astrium Services
Source: SPOT-Image
Other Data: USGS, UNCS, NASA, NGA
Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Analysis conducted with ArcGIS v10.1