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Product ID: 2144 - English
Published: 13 Jan, 2015
GLIDE: ST20150107PSE

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This map illustrates the extent of the snow cover caused by the storm "Huda" that moved through the Middle East region striking Lebanon, Jordan, and the West Bank from about 7-13 January. This analysis was based on satellite imagery collected by the MODIS sensor on the NASA AQUA satellite on 13 January 2015. As seen in the imagery the snow has covered a very extensive part of the Lebanon and Syria. A decrease in the snow cover extent is observed in certain areas in Southern Lebanon and Syria compared to previous UNOSAT analysis with imagery collected on 12 January. This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT.
Satellite Data (1): MODIS
Imagery Dates: 13 January 2015
Resolution: 250 m
Copyright: NASA
Satellite Data (2): MODIS
Imagery Dates: 12 January 2015
Resolution: 250 m
Copyright: NASA
Elevation Data: Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM 3') Resolution: 90 m
Copyright: USGS
Road Data : Google Map Maker
Other Data: USGS, UNCS, NASA, NGA
Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Analysis Conducted with ArcGIS v10.2