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Product ID: 2759 - English
Published: 10 Jan, 2018
GLIDE: TC20180103MDG

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This map illustrates satellite-detected water extent as of 09 January 2018 over Soaneriana Ivongo district, Analanjirofo region, in Madagascar as detected by Radarsat-2. Limited standing waters can be observed in the area. These zones are mainly agricultural and/or swamps. These waters are the results of recent heavy rains following the cyclone AVA-18 which made landfall the 05 January 2018. It is likely that flood waters have been systematically underestimated along highly vegetated areas along main river banks and within built-up urban areas, due to the special characteristics of the satellite data used. This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR-UNOSAT.
Satellite Data (1): Radarsat-2
Imagery Dates: 09 January 2018
Resolution: 6.25 m
Copyright: MacDonald, Dewitter and Associates, Ltd. (2018)
Source: KSAT
Road Data : OpenStreetMap
Production: UNITAR - UNOSAT