Inundation Near Sar-E Pol, Sar-E Pol Province, Afghanistan

Wed, 7 May 2014 16:27:05 GMT
Product ID: 1990 - English
Published: 7 May, 2014
GLIDE: FL20140430AFG
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 36.2024068 x 66.0288996
BottomRight: 36.1587062 x 65.9695026

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This map illustrates potential satellite-detected inundated areas and water south of Sar-E Pol city, Afghanistan. UNOSAT analyzed imagery from the KOMPSAT2 satellite collected 05 May 2014 in response to heavy rainfall occurring on 23-24 April 2014. UNOSAT extracted areas of water and inundated soils to indicate likely flood affected lands. This map includes both permanent water bodies, such as streams, and potential flood waters together due to limitations in source data. It is likely that flood waters and inundation have been systematically underestimated along highly vegetated areas 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: KOMPSAT2
Imagery Dates: 05 May 2014
Resolution: 4.0 m
Copyright: 2007 KARI
Source: Korea Aerospace Research Institute
Road Data : Google Map Maker / OSM / ESRI
Other Data: USGS
Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Analysis conducted with ArcGIS v10.1