Flood Waters Over Khartoum State, Sudan

Wed, 14 Aug 2013 23:19:15 GMT
Product ID: 1799 - English
Published: 15 Aug, 2013
GLIDE: FL20130806SDN
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 15.711252 x 32.936899
BottomRight: 15.266363 x 32.368812

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This map illustrates satellite-detected areas of flood affected land as detected by Radarsat 2 imagery acquired 10 August 2013 in Khartoum State, Sudan. The area surrounding Khartoum City was inundated by flashfloods due to heavy rains. It is likely that flood waters have been systematically underestimated along highly vegetated areas along main river banks, and within built-up urban areas because of the special characteristics of the satellite data used. This analysis has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR /UNOSAT.
Satellite Data (1): Radarsat 2
Imagery Dates: 10 August 2013
Resolution: 50 m
Copyright: MDA
Source: Canadian Space Agency
Satellite Data (2): Landsat 7
Imagery Date: 24 December 2000
Copyright: NASA/USGS
Road Data : OSM (via bbbike) / ESRI
Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT