International Charter Space and Major Disasters
Product ID: 986 - English
Published: 20 Sep, 2007
GLIDE: FL-2007-000153-GHA

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This map illustrates the estimated population density within 5km of satellite detected flood water in Mali & Eastern Mauritania. Total population figures have also been estimated by province and district admin. units (levels 1 & 2). 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.
Projection: Lambert Conformal Conic- WGS-84
Map Scale for A3: 1:2,500,000
Satellite Data: MODIS Terra & Aqua
Image Dates: May & Sept. 2007
Sensor Resolution: 250-500 m
Image Processing: NASA
Flood Analysis: UNOSAT
Population Data: LandScan 2004
Map Production: UNOSAT (20 Sept.07)