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Product ID: 2311 - English
Published: 26 Nov, 2015
GLIDE: FL20151123IND

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This map illustrates satellite-detected waters and probable flood waters in the Chennai area of the Tamil Nadu State in India. Using satellite imagery acquired 12 November 2015, 01 September 2015, and 14 October 2015, UNITAR-UNOSAT identified expansion of wetlands and standing waters in the area of Chennai and also some saturated soils areas which are mainly agricultural fields. Saturation in the area increased between 14 October 2015 and 12 November 2015, and the total water expansion is estimated to be about 28%. This analysis has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR-UNOSAT.
Satellite Data (1): Sentinel-1
Imagery Date (1): 12 November 2015
Satellite Data (2): Sentinel-1
Imagery Date (2): 01 September 2015
Resolution: 10 m
Copyright: Copernicus 2015 / ESA
Source: ESA
Satellite Data (3): Landsat-8
Imagery Date: 14 October 2015
Resolution: 28.5 m
Copyright: USGS
Source: USGS
Road Data : Google Map Maker / OpenStreetMap / ESRI
Other Data: USGS, UNCS, NASA, NGA
Analysis : UNITAR - UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR - UNOSAT
Analysis conducted with ArcGIS v10.