International Charter Space and Major Disasters
Product ID: 980 - English
Published: 17 Sep, 2007
GLIDE: FL-2007-000153-GHA

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This map illustrates satellite detected flood water over the flood affected areas in Mali & Eastern Mauritania (depicted in red). Flood water analysis was made using MODIS Terra data recorded from 12-15 September 2007. Additional pre-flood MODIS terra data from May 2007 (depicted in blue) was used in this analysis. This flood detection is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field. UNOSAT is collaborating with WFP and ITHACA in support to the humanitarian operation in West Africa.
Map Scale for A3: 1:2,300,000
Projection : Lambert Conformal Conic
Datum: WGS-84
Satellite Data : MODIS Terra & Aqua
Image Dates: May & Sept. 2007
Sensor Resolution: 250-500 m
Image Processing: NASA
Flood Analysis : UNOSAT
Map Production: UNOSAT (16/09/07)