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Hurricane, Floods in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama

Friday, 02 September 2005

Type of Event:
Hurricane, floods
Location of Event:
Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama (United States)
Date of Charter Activation:
02/09/2005
Charter Requestor:
French Civil Protection
Project Management:
CNES

Description of the event

Extensive damage and flooding following Hurricane Katrina left thousands without shelter, drinking water and power in the Mississippi delta and Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. The area around Lafayette, Louisiana, was flooded on 1st September. The city of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was flooded on 1 September. The city of Jackson, Mississippi, was also flooded and without power. 10-20,000 people took refuge in the Jackson Coliseum. The centre of Mobile, Alabama, was under up to a meter of water on 30 August. On U.S. Highway 98 in Mobile, an important access route for trucks, the Cochrane-Africatown Bridge was damaged by an oil rig ripped from its moorings by the hurricane.  

Lafayette Mobile Reference Satellite Map

Source: Landsat 7, 30m resolution
Acquired: 03/09/2005

Copyright: USGS 2005 Image processing, map created 02/09/2005 by SERTIT

New Orleans NE Flood Extent

Source: Spot 5, 12.5 m resolution
Acquired: 02/09/2005

Copyright: CNES 2005 Image processing, map created 04/09/2005 by SERTIT

Pascagoula Spacemap Spot 5, Natural Colours

Source: Spot 4, 30m resolution
Acquired: 02/09/2005

Copyright: CNES 2005 Image processing, map created 03/09/2005 by SERTIT

Lafayette Batonrouge Reference Satellite Map

Source: Landsat 7, 30m resolution
Acquired: 03/09/2005

Copyright: USGS 2005 Image processing, map created 02/09/2005 by SERTIT

New Orleans Reference Satellite Map

Source: Landsat 7, 30m resolution
Acquired: 03/09/2005

Copyright: USGS 2005 Image processing, map created 02/09/2005 by SERTIT

New Orleans Crisis Map

Source: Spot 4, 30m resolution
Acquired: 02/09/2005

Copyright: CNES 2005 Image processing, map created 03/09/2005 by SERTIT

New Orleans Centre Flood Extent

Source: Spot 5, 12.5 m resolution
Acquired: 02/09/2005

Copyright: CNES 2005 Image processing, map created 04/09/2005 by SERTIT

Jackson Spacemap Spot 4, Natural Colours

Source: Spot 4, 30m resolution
Acquired: 02/09/2005

Copyright: CNES 2005 Image processing, map created 03/09/2005 by SERTIT

New Orleans Centre Crisis Map

Source: Spot 5, 12.5 m resolution
Acquired: 02/09/2005

Copyright: CNES 2005 Image processing, map created 04/09/2005 by SERTIT

New Orleans SE Flood Extent

Source: Spot 4, 30m resolution
Acquired: 12/09/2005

Copyright: CNES 2005 Image processing, map created 12/09/2005 by SERTIT

New Orleans SE Crisis Map

Source: Spot 4, 30m resolution
Acquired: 12/09/2005

Copyright: CNES 2005 Image processing, map created 12/09/2005 by SERTIT

New Orleans Petrochemical Site Crisis Map

Source: Spot 4, 30m resolution
Acquired: 12/09/2005

Copyright: CNES 2005 Image processing, map created 12/09/2005 by SERTIT

Mobile Reference Satellite Map

Source: Spot 4, 30m resolution
Acquired: October 2001

Copyright: CNES 2005 Image processing, map created 12/09/2005 by SERTIT

Jackson Reference Satellite Map

Source: Landsat 7, 30m resolution
Acquired: September 2000

Copyright: USGS 2005 Image processing, map created 02/09/2005 by SERTIT

Biloxi Crisis Map

Source: Spot 5, 12.5 m resolution
Acquired: 02/09/2005

Copyright: CNES 2005 Image processing, map created 04/09/2005 by SERTIT

New Orleans Spacemap Spot 5, Natural Colours

Source: Spot 4, 30m resolution
Acquired: 02/09/2005

Copyright: CNES 2005 Image processing, map created 03/09/2005 by SERTIT

Biloxi Reference Satellite Map

Source: Landsat 7, 30m resolution
Acquired: October 2001

Copyright: USGS 2005 Image processing, map created 02/09/2005 by SERTIT

Biloxi Spacemap Spot 5, Natural Colours

Source: Spot 4, 30m resolution
Acquired: 02/09/2005

Copyright: CNES 2005 Image processing, map created 03/09/2005 by SERTIT

Mobile Spacemap Spot 4Spot 5, Natural Colours

Source: Spot 4, 30m resolution
Acquired: 02/09/2005

Copyright: CNES 2005 Image processing, map created 03/09/2005 by SERTIT

Spacemap Product Dmc Crise

Source: NigeriaSAT, 32m resolution
Acquired: 10/09/2005

Copyright: DMC International 2005 Image processing, map created 12/09/2005 by SERTIT

Dauphin Island Change Detection

Source: Spot 4, Landsat 7 ETM+, res. 20 m (Spot), 28.5 m (Landsat)
Acquired: 04/09/2005; 15/10/2001

Copyright: USGS, CNES 2005 Image processing, map created 08/09/2005 by SERTIT

Flood Impact Product Dmc Crisis

Source: NigeriaSAT, Landsat 7 ETM+, 30m resolution
Acquired: 10/09/2005 ; 11/1999, 08, 10/2001

Copyright: DMC International 2005, USGS 1999-2001 Image processing, map created 09/09/2005 by SERTIT

Lafayette Spacemap

Source: Spot 5, 12.5 m resolution
Acquired: 02/09/2005

Copyright: CNES 2005 Image processing, map created 12/09/2005 by SERTIT

New Orleans NE Crisis Map

Source: Spot 5, 12.5 m resolution
Acquired: 02/09/2005

Copyright: CNES 2005 Image processing, map created 04/09/2005 by SERTIT

Spacemap Product Map Extent Reference

Source: Landsat, 30 m resolution
Acquired: 2000, 2001, 2003

Copyright: DMC International Imaging 2005
Image processing, map created 07/09/2005 by SERTIT