Product ID: 3215 - English
Published: 21 Dec, 2020
GLIDE: TC20201215FJI

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This map illustrates satellite-detected surface waters in Bua Tikina, Bua Province, Northern Division of Fiji as observed from an RCM-2 image acquired on 19 October 2020 at 05:39 local time. Within the analyzed area of about 40 km2, a total of about 1 km2 of land appear to be flooded. Based on Worldpop population data and the detected surface waters, about 30 people are potentially 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.
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 (1) : RCM-2
Imagery Date (1) : 18 December 2020
Acquisition time (1) : 17:39 UTC
Satellite Data (2) : RCM-3
Imagery Date (2) : 18 December 2020
Acquisition time (2) : 06:30 UTC
Resolution : 3 m
Copyright: RADARSAT Constellation Mission Imagery
© Government of Canada (2020) - RADARSAT is an official mark of the Canadian Space Agency
Administrative boundaries: Fiji Islands Bureau of Statistics
Population data: WorldPop [2020]
Reference Water: EU Commission's Joint Research Centre
Road: Open Street Map
Production: UNITAR - UNOSAT