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Ocean Storm and flood in Bangladesh

Wednesday, 27 May 2009

Type of Event:
Storm / Flood
Location of Event:
Bangladesh
Date of Charter Activation:
27/05/2009
Charter Requestor:
UNOOSA for World Food Programme (WFP)
Project Management:
ZKI-Center for Satellite Based Crisis Information (DLR)

Description of the event

Tropical Cyclone AILA hit the coast of West Bengal on 25 May 2009, affecting Satkhir, Kulna, Bagerhat, Pirojpur, Jhalokati, Barguna, Patuakhali, Bhola and Barisal districts. More than 3 million of people were affected by the cyclone.

For this activation, value adding support has been provided by the European project GMES SAFER.

South Khulna province, Mathbaria city

Source: RADARSAT-2 (12,5m), ALOS AVNIR-2 (10m), ENVISAT WSM/APP
Acquired: 03/06/2009, 01/2008, 08/2008, 09/2008, 01/06/2009, 04/06/2009, 09/01/2009, 27/05/2009

Copyright: JAXA 2009, SERTIT 2009 Image processing, map created 08/06/2009 by SERTIT

South Khulna province, Mathbaria city

Source: RADARSAT-2 (12,5m), ALOS AVNIR-2 (10m), ENVISAT WSM/APP
Acquired: 03/06/2009, 01/06/2009, 09/01/2009, 27/05/2009

Copyright: JAXA 2009, SERTIT 2009 Image processing, map created 04/06/2009 by SERTIT

Bangladesh - South Barisal province

Source: RADARSAT-2 12,5m, ALOS AVNIR-2, 10m, ENVISAT WSM/APP 75m/30m
Acquired: 09/01/2009, 27/05/2009, 31/05/2009, 01/06/2009, 01/2008, 08/2008, 09/2008

Copyright: JAXA 2009, SERTIT 2009, GIST Image processing, map created 02/06/2009 by SERTIT

Bangladesh - Khulna province

Source: ALOS PALSAR-WIDE, 100m, ENVISAT WSM 75m
Acquired: 31/05/2009, 01/2008, 08/2008, 09/2008

Copyright: USGS 2000, USGS 2001 SERTIT 2009, GIST Image processing, map created 01/06/2009 by SERTIT

Bangladesh - Khulna province

Source: ALOS PALSAR-WIDE, 100m, ENVISAT WSM 75m
Acquired: 31/05/2009, 01/2008, 08/2008, 09/2008

Copyright: USGS 2000, USGS 2001 SERTIT 2009, GIST Image processing, map created 01/06/2009 by SERTIT

Bangladesh - South Khulna province

Source: ALOS AVNIR-2, 10m, ENVISAT WSM 75m
Acquired: 09/01/2009, 27/05/2009, 01/2008, 08/2008, 09/2008

Copyright: JAXA, METI 2009, SERTIT 2009, GIST Image processing, map created 30/05/2009 by SERTIT

Bangladesh - North Khulna province

Source: ALOS AVNIR-2, 10m, ENVISAT WSM 75m
Acquired: 09/01/2009, 27/05/2009, 01/2008, 08/2008, 09/2008

Copyright: JAXA, METI 2009, SERTIT 2009, GIST Image processing, map created 30/05/2009 by SERTIT

Bangladesh - Khulna province

Source: LANDSAT7 ETM+, 14.25m/pixel, ENVISAT WSM 75m
Acquired: 11/1999, 11/2001, 01/2008, 08/2008, 09/2008

Copyright: USGS 2000, SERTIT 2009, GIST Image processing, map created 29/05/2009 by SERTIT

Bangladesh - Khulna province

Source: LANDSAT7 ETM+, 14.25m/pixel, ENVISAT WSM 75m
Acquired: 11/1999, 11/2001, 01/2008, 08/2008, 09/2008

Copyright: USGS 1999,2001, SERTIT 2009, GIST Image processing, map created 29/05/2009 by SERTIT