Product ID: 2940 - English
Published: 11 Sep, 2019
GLIDE: FL20190905LAO


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This map illustrates satellite-detected surface water in Attapeu provinces of Lao PDR as observed from Sentinel-1 imagery acquired on 10 September 2019. Within the analysed extent of about 6,000 km2, a total about 14 km2 of land appear to be flooded as of 10 September 2019. This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR - UNOSAT.
Important Note: Flood analysis from Sentinel-1 imagery acquired on 10 September 2019 may seriously underestimate presence of standing flood water in built up areas due to backscattering of the radar signal
Satellite Data : Sentinel-1
Imagery Dates: 10 September 2019
Resolution: 10 m
Copyright : Copernicus 2019 / ESA
Source: European Space Agency
Boundary data : UNOCHA ROAP
Population data : WorldPop
Reference water : Global Surface Water, JRC
Analysis : UNITAR - UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR - UNOSAT