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Product ID: 2644 - English
Published: 16 Aug, 2017
GLIDE: TC20170731LAO

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This map illustrates the satellite-detected water extent in the district of Khamkeuth in Borikhamxay province, in the central-northern 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 11 August 2017 and detected several areas with potentially standing waters. In the district of Khamkeuth ~2,441 ha are likely flooded. Kindly note, the district of Khamkeuth has been partially analyzed due to the image does not cover the full district. This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR-UNOSAT.
Satellite Data (1): Sentinel-1
Imagery Dates: 11 August 2017
Resolution: 10m
Copyright: Copernicus 2017 / ESA
Source: ESA

Baseline Data : National geographical department Laos, OpenStreenMap
Permanent Water: EC JRC/Google
Analysis : UNITAR - UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR - UNOSAT