Product ID: 2618 - English
Published: 11 Jul, 2017
GLIDE: CE20130604SYR
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 33.2972514 x 38.7175811
BottomRight: 33.395264 x 38.5692087

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This map illustrates shelters in the area of the Rukban border crossing on the Syrian-Jordanian border. Using a satellite image collected by the TripleSat satellite on 26 June 2017, UNOSAT located 9,175 probable shelters along the Jordanian side of the border, 25 kilometers southwest of the Al Waleed crossing. This is a 9.46 percent increase in apparent shelters visible compared to the previous UNOSAT analysis done using an image collected 29 April 2017. Due to the small size and the irregularity of the shelters it is likely that some shelters may have been missed in this analysis, or some shelters were included erroneously. Due to the scale of this map and the lack of suitable border information at this scale, the border in this map has been excluded. This map is intended for field support and local authorities should be consulted for boundary information. This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR-UNOSAT.
Satellite Data (1): TripleSat
Imagery Date: 26 June 2017
Resolution: 80 cm
Copyright: Twenty First Century Aerospace Technology Co.
Source: Twenty First Century Aerospace Technology Co.

Satellite Data (2): WorldView-3
Imagery Dates: 29 April 2017
Resolution: 40 cm
Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Source: US Department of State, Humanitarian Information Unit, NextView License
Satellite Data (3): Multiple previous images
Berm Data : UNOSAT
Other Data: USGS, UNCS, NASA, NGA
Analysis : UNITAR - UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR - UNOSAT