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Product ID: 2640 - English
Published: 11 Aug, 2017
GLIDE: TC20170731LAO

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This map illustrates the satellite-detected water extent in the Phonhong & Viengkham Districts, Vientiane Province, in the northwestern 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 1 August 2017 and detected several areas with potentially standing waters. In the district of Phonhong 2,045 ha are likely flooded and in the district of Viengkham 1,077 ha. 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: 1 August 2017
Resolution: 10m
Copyright: Copernicus 2017 / ESA
Source: ESA
Baseline Data: National geographical department Laos, OpenStreenMap
Production: UNITAR - UNOSAT