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Product ID: 2163 - English
Published: 16 Feb, 2015
GLIDE: FL20150112MOZ

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This map illustrates satellite-detected flood waters in the Chikwawa and Nsanje Districts of Southern Region of Malawi and in the Morrumbala District of Zambezia Province of Mozambique along the Shire River as detected by Landsat-7 imagery acquired 07 February 2015. 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 special 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): Landsat-7
Imagery Dates: 07 February 2015
Resolution: 15 m
Copyright: NASA
Source: NASA
Satellite Data (2): Sentinel-1
Imagery Date: 11 December 2014
Resolution: 10 m
Copyright: Copernicus 2014 / ESA
Source: Sentinel-1 Scientific Data Hub
Road Data : Google Map Maker / OSM / ESRI
Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Analysis conducted with ArcGIS v10.2