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Hurricane on Guadeloupe, Saint Martin and Saint-Barthélemy islands

Wednesday, 15 October 2008

Type of Event:
Hurricane
Location of Event:
Guadeloupe, Saint Martin and Saint-Barthélemy
Date of Charter Activation:
15/10/2008
Charter Requestor:
DSC / COGIC
Project Management:
CNES

Description of the event

Hurricane Omar crossed the northern Leeward Islands as a major Category 3 storm. Warnings are being issued for other islands in the Caribbean Sea as the hurricane moves northeastward.

Saint Martin, Reference Space map

Source: SPOT 5 HRG, 2,50m resolution
Acquired: 13/10/2006

Copyright: CNES 2006, distribution SPOT Image SA Image processing, map created 16/10/2008 by SERTIT.

Saint Barthélémy, Situation Space map

Source: FORMOSAT-2, 2m resolution.
Acquired: 18/10/2008

Copyright: NSPO 2008, distribution SPOT Image SA Image processing, map created 20/10/2008 by SERTIT

Saint Barthélémy, Reference Space map

Source: SPOT 5 HRG, 2,50m resolution
Acquired: 13/10/2006

Copyright: CNES 2006, distribution SPOT Image SA Image processing, map created 16/10/2008 by SERTIT.

Saint Martin and Saint Barthélémy (French Antilles), Reference Space map

Source: SPOT 5, 10m resolution.
Acquired: 13/10/2006

Copyright: CNES 2006, distribution SPOT Image SA Image processing, map created 16/10/2008 by SERTIT