Product ID: 3349 - English
Published: 19 Aug, 2021
GLIDE: FL20210817GUY


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This map illustrates satellite-detected surface waters in the Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo Regions of Guyana using NOAA-VIIRS between 12th and 16th of August 2021. Within the analysed area of about 24,462 km2, a total of about 1417 km2 of lands were observed as flooded.
Based on Worldpop spatial demographic data,approximately 2153 people are exposed or living close to flooded areas. This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR-UNOSAT.
Satellite Data: NOAA-20/VIIRS
Imagery Dates: 12 and 16 August 2021
Resolution: 375m
Copyright: NOAA/Suomi NPP
Source: NOAA
Administrative boundaries: Guyana Lands and Surveys
Analysis: UNITAR-UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR-UNOSAT
Commission
Population data: WorldPop [2020]
Reference Water: JRC
Populated place: OpenStreetMap
Background: ESRI World Topographic Map
Spatial Reference
Name: WGS 1984 UTM Zone 21N
PCS: WGS 1984 UTM Zone 21N
GCS: GCS WGS 1984
Datum: WGS 1984
Projection: Transverse Mercator