International Charter Space and Major Disasters
Product ID: 1379 - English
Published: 22 Sep, 2009
GLIDE: FL-2009-000170-MRT

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This urban focus map illustrates satellite-detected areas of probable flood waters and flood-affected areas within the city of Rosso, Mauritania as based on change detection methods using Formosat-2 data acquired 16 September, and pre-crisis Spot-5 imagery acquired 10 November 2008.The primary locations of flood waters affecting the city are located in the northern and eastern edge of the urban zone. It is likely that standing water bodies located along narrow streets have been potentially underestimated. This flood assessment is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT.
Map scale for A3: 10,000; Projection UTM Zone 28 North
Datum WGS-84 (EGM-96)
Satellite Data (1): FORMOSAT-2
Imagery Dates : 16 Sept. 2009
Resolution :2m (Panshapened)
Copyright : NSPO
Credit :NSPO (2009)
Satellite Data (2): SPOT-5 (2.5m Panshapened)
Imagery Date :10 November 2008
Copyright : SPOT Image 2009
Road Data : Google Map Maker 2009
Other Data :OCHA, USGS, NGA
Flood Analysis: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Map Production : UNITAR / UNOSAT