Product ID: 1852 - English
Published: 29 Oct, 2013
GLIDE: FL20131021KHM

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This map illustrates a time series analysis of satellite-detected areas of flood waters and flood affected land around Phnom Penh city, Cambodia using Radarsat-2 data acquired 28 October 2013. Seasonal floods have caused heavy flooding in the region. The arrival of Typhoon Nari increased the heavy rains resulting in flashfloods. It is likely that flood waters have been systematically underestimated along highly vegetated areas along main river banks, 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 (1): Radarsat-2
Imagery Date: 28 October 2013
Resolution: 26m
Copyright: MDA
Source: Canadian Space Agency
Satellite Data (2): DMC
Imagery Date: 01 February 2013
Resolution: 22m
Copyright: (c) COPYRIGHT, DMC International Imaging Ltd. (DMCii)
Source: DMC International Imaging Ltd.
Road Data : OSM / ESRI
Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Analysis conducted with ArcGIS v10.1