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Product ID: 2637 - English
Published: 4 Aug, 2017
GLIDE: TC20170731LAO

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This map illustrates the satellite-detected water extent in the Champasack, Sukhuma and Pathoomphone Districts, Champasack Province, in the southwestern part of Lao People's Democratic Republic after the tropical storm SONCA-17. The UNITAR-UNOSAT analysis used a Sentinel-1 satellite image acquired on the 30 July 2017 and detected several areas with potentially standing waters. In the district of Sukhuma 4,334 ha are likely flooded, 5,619 ha in the district of Champasack and 5,854 ha in the district of Pathoomphone mostly affecting the plains along the Mekong river. This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR-UNOSAT.
Satellite Data: Sentinel-1
Imagery Dates: 30 July 2017
Resolution: 10m
Copyright: Copernicus 2017 / ESA
Source: ESA
Baseline Data : National geographical department Laos, OpenStreenMap