Product ID: 1235 - English
Published: 11 Jun, 2008
GLIDE: EQ-2008-000062-CHN

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This map presents a satellite-based water and damage assessment for the affected towns and villages along the flooded Jianjiang River valley, resulting from the earthquake-created lake and landslides. This assessment has been made with FORMOSAT-2 satellite imagery acquired from 3 to 10 June 2008 at a spatial resolution of 2m. Pre-disaster imagery recorded on 14 May 2006 was also used. This is an initial damage assessment & has not yet been validated in the field.
- Water levels are falling in Tangjiashan lake;
- High water movement through new drainage channel;
- Significant downstream flooding of damaged urban areas;
Satellite Data: Formosat-2
Resolution : 2.0m
Date Series : 3 - 10 June 08 & 14 May 06
Image Copyright : NSPO (2008)
Image Analysis : UNOSAT
Elevation Data : SRTM-NASA
Map Production : UNOSAT (11 June 2008)