SITUATION UPDATE 3: TROPICAL STORM SANDY OVER HAITI. Sud-Est Department Landslides

Wed, 7 Nov 2012 09:12:03 GMT
Product ID: 1696 - English
Published: 7 Nov, 2012
GLIDE: TC20123010HTI
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 18.4649 x -72.3528
BottomRight: 18.6469 x -72.0724

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This report provides an overview of apparent landslides resulting from Tropical Storm Sandy in Sud-Est department of
Haiti. WorldView-2 satellite imagery acquired on the 01st November 2012 and pre-crisis GeoEye-1 satellite imagery acquired on
20th March 2011 have been used for this report. Tropical storm Sandy passed across Haiti on 23rd October 2012. Heavy rains (See
Figure 1) caused flash floods, landslides and damages to infrastructure. Geographic datasets produced for this assessment and
additional UNOSAT products are available at http://www.unitar.org/unosat. This report is part of an on-going satellite
monitoring program of UNITAR / UNOSAT in support of international humanitarian assistance and created to respond to the
needs of UN agencies and their partners. This is assessment has not yet been validated in the field. Please send feedback to
UNITAR/UNOSAT at the contact information below.
Satellite Data (1): WorldView-2
Imagery Dates: 01/11/2012
Resolution: 50 cm
Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Source: USGS
Satellite Data (2): GeoEye-1
Imagery Date: 20/3/2011
Copyright: GeoEye
Source: GoogleEarth
Road Data : Google Map Maker / OSM / ESRI
Other Data: USGS, UNCS, NASA, NGA
Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Analysis conducted with ArcGIS v10.1