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Flooding in Vietnam

Thursday, 15 November 2007

Type of Event:
Flooding
Location of Event:
Quang Nam and Binh Dinh provinces in Vietnam
Date of Charter Activation:
15/11/2007 18:25 UTC
Charter Requestor:
USGS for Vietnam Disaster Management Center
Project Management:

Description of the event

Continual heavy rains and floods since early November have caused crops and houses damages around the provinces of Quang Nam and Binh Dinh. According to the reports, 35 people are dead and 6 are missing.  

Flooding in Vietnam, change detection

Source: Radarsat, 50m/pixel resolution.
Acquired: 01/2005; 11/2007 Change detection in flooded areas, from Radarsat imagery acquired January 2005 and November 2007.

Copyright: CSA 2005, 2007 Image processing, map created 27/12/2007 by PDC.

Flooding in Vietnam, change detection

Source: Jaxa, 30m/pixel resolution.
Acquired: 02/10/2007; 17/11/2007 Change detection in flooded areas, from JAXA imagery acquired October and November 2007.

Copyright: JAXA 2007 Image processing, map created 27/12/2007 by PDC.

Flooding in Vietnam, comparative images

Source: Landsat ETM+, 15m/pixel resolution.
Acquired: 03/2002; 11/2007 USGS Landsat-7 ETM+ imagery, bands 5-4-2, showing flooded areas in Vietnam.

Copyright: USGS 2002, 2007 Image processing, map created 27/12/2007 by PDC.