Product ID: 1605 - English
Published: 26 Oct, 2011
GLIDE: FL-2011-000135-THA

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This atlas provides detailed crisis satellite imagery coverage over the flood-affected northern and central portions of the city of Bangkok based on data recorded 24 October 2011. Standing flood waters are clearly visible across most sections of the city, inundating virtually all agricultural fields, significant stretches of major roads and highways (including Rt3111, Rt346 & Rt9) as well as large residential areas, leaving thousands of small homes either partially or totally submerged; Multiple industrial facilities (e.g. concrete production) located along the Western Outer Ring Road (route 9) are severely affected as are main hospitals including Pathum Thani, Muang Pathum, and Krung Siam St. Carlos Medical Centre; Because of local cloud cover, some areas of flooding are not visible. This atlas product was produced by UNITAR/UNOSAT in support of emergency humanitarian assistance activities in the affected districts following heavy monsoon rains, and has been designed for easy printing and readability A4 and A3 paper at 1:12,000 scale. This work has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT.
Satellite Data(1) : QuickBird 02
Imagery Dates: 24 October 2011
Resolution : 0.6 m
Copyright:Digital Globe 2011
Source: FirstLook
Road & Site Data : Open Street Map (OSM)
Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Analysis conducted with ArcGIS v10
This work by UNITAR/UNOSAT is licensed under a Creative NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.