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Product ID: 2053 - English
Published: 13 Aug, 2014
GLIDE: FL20140803SDN

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This web map compiles all UNOSAT flood data created in support of relief efforts in Sudan using radar data acquired between 08 and 10 August 2014 and at multiple resolutions. The area surrounding Khartoum City and Umdurman seem to have been flooded and many other areas including Umdaba, East Nile and Khartoum Bahri are affected by varying levels of water and/or saturated soils. It is likely that flood waters have been systematically underestimated along highly vegetated areas along main river banks, and within built-up urban areas because of the characteristics of the satellite data used. This analysis has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT.
Satellite Data (1): TerraSAR-X
Imagery Dates: 9 and 10 August 2014
Resolution: 2.75 m
Copyright: TerraSAR-X/TanDEM-X © 2014 German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Source: Airbus Defence and Space / Infoterra GmbH
Satellite Data (2): RADARSAT-2
Imagery Dates: 8 August 2014
Resolution: 6.25 m
Copyright: MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.(2014) - All Rights Reserved
Source: MDA
Satellite Data (3): Landsat-7
Imagery Dates: 24 December 2000
Resolution: 10m
Copyright: NASA/USGS
Source: USGS HDDS