Product ID: 3305 - English
Published: 10 Jun, 2021
GLIDE: FL20210520GUY


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This map illustrates satellite-detected surface waters along the Mazaruni river in Cuyuni-Mazaruni Region of Guyana as observed from RCM-2 radar image acquired on 09 June 2021 at 22:17 UTC. Within the analyzed area of about 700 km2, a total of about 4 km2 of lands were observed as flooded.
This is a preliminary analysis that has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR-UNOSAT.
Important note: Flood analysis from radar images may underestimate the presence of standing waters in built-up areas and densely vegetated areas due to backscattering properties of the radar signal.
Satellite Data: RCM-2
Imagery Dates: 09 June 2021, 22:17:11 UTC
Resolution: 2 m
Copyright: RADARSAT Constellation Mission Imagery © Government of Canada (2021)
Source: CSA / RCM-2
Administrative boundaries: Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission, HDX
Population data: WorldPop [2020]
Reference Water: JRC
Populated place: OpenStreetMap
Road data: OpenStreetMap
Waterways: OpenStreetMap
Background: ALOS Global DSM, ESRI World Imagery
Analysis: UNITAR - UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR - UNOSAT