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Tsunami, Sri Lanka

Sunday, 26 December 2004

Type of Event:
Tsunami, Earthquake
Location of Event:
Sri Lanka
Date of Charter Activation:
26/12/2004
Charter Requestor:
French Civil Protection Agency
Project Management:

Description of the event

Following a 9.0 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Sumatra, a massive tsunami struck Sri Lanka on 26th December 2004, killing over 30,000 people.

Satellite map of Sri Lanka, Radarsat Composite, Panama Okanda.

Source: SPOT 2, resolution: 10 m ( 08/02/2002)
Radarsat, resolution 12.5 m (02/01/2005 and 27/12/2002)
Acquired: 02/01/2005

Copyright: Map produced 03/01/2005 by SERTIT.

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Satellite map of Sri Lanka 90m resolution.

Source: MNT USGS SRTM (3 arc seconds).
Acquired: --

Copyright: Map produced 29/12/2004 by SERTIT.

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Satellite map of Sri Lanka, Galle area 90m resolution.

Source: MNT USGS SRTM (3 arcseconds).
Acquired: --

Copyright: Map produced 29/12/2004 by SERTIT.

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Satellite map of Sri Lanka, Tangalle-Ampara area 90m resolution.

Source: MNT USGS SRTM (3 arcseconds).
Acquired: --

Copyright: Map produced 30/12/2004 by SERTIT.

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Satellite map of Sri Lanka, lowlands of Tangalle-Ampara area 90m resolution.

Source: MNT USGS SRTM (3 arcseconds).
Acquired: --

Copyright: Map produced 30/12/2004 by SERTIT.

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Satellite map of Sri Lanka, lowlands of Galle area 90m resolution.

Source: MNT USGS SRTM (3 arcseconds).
Acquired: --

Copyright: Map produced 30/12/2004 by SERTIT.

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Satellite map of Sri Lanka, Galle area

Source: Landsat 7, 30 m resolution.
Acquired: 14/03/2001

Copyright: Map produced 30/12/2004 by SERTIT.

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Satellite map of Sri Lanka, Galle area.

Source: Landsat 7, 30 m resolution.
Acquired: 14/03/2001

Copyright: Map produced 30/12/2004 by SERTIT.

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Satellite map of Sri Lanka, Galle area

Source: SPOT 4, 10 m resolution.
Acquired: 14/02/2000

Copyright: Map produced 31/12/2004 by SERTIT.

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Satellite map of Sri Lanka, Galle area

Source: SPOT 4, 10 m resolution.
Acquired: 14/02/2000

Copyright: Map produced 30/12/2004 by SERTIT.

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Satellite map of Sri Lanka, Kumana area

Source: SPOT 2, 10 m resolution.
Acquired: 08/02/2002

Copyright: Map produced 31/12/2004 by SERTIT.

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Satellite map of Sri Lanka, Kumana area, reference map 10 m resolution.

Source: SPOT 2
Acquired: 08/02/2002.

Copyright: Map produced 31/12/2004 by SERTIT.

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Satellite map of Sri Lanka, Galle area

Source: SPOT 4, 10 m resolution.
Acquired: 11/02/2000

Copyright: Map produced 30/12/2004 by SERTIT.

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Satellite map of Sri Lanka, Galle area .

Source: SPOT 4, 10 m resolution
Acquired: 14/02/2000

Copyright: Map produced 30/12/2004 by SERTIT.

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Satellite map of Sri Lanka, Ampara area

Source: Landsat 7, 30 m resolution.
Acquired: 26/05/2001

Copyright: Map produced 30/12/2004 by SERTIT.

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Satellite map of Sri Lanka, Ampara area.

Source: Landsat 7, 26/05/2001, 30 m resolution.
Acquired: --

Copyright: Map produced 30/12/2004 by SERTIT.

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Satellite map of Sri Lanka, Potentially Affected Area, east coast.

Source: Radarsat, 02/01/2005. Resolution: 12.5 m.
Acquired: --

Copyright: Map produced 03/01/2005 by SERTIT.

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Satellite map of Sri Lanka, Radarsat Composite, Pottuvi.

Source: SPOT 2, 27/12/2002 and Radarsat, 02/01/2005. Resolution: 12.5 m. SPOT 2, 08/02/2002. Resolution: 10 m.
Acquired: --

Copyright: Map produced 03/01/2005 by SERTIT.

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Satellite map of Sri Lanka, Postdisaster Radarsat East coast.

Source: Radarsat, 02/01/2005. Resolution: 12.5 m.
Acquired: --

Copyright: Map produced 03/01/2005 by SERTIT.

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Satellite map of Sri Lanka, Akkaraipattu

Source: SPOT 2, 10 m resolution.
Acquired: 08/02/2002

Copyright: Map produced 31/12/2004 by SERTIT.

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Satellite map of Sri Lanka, Akkaraipattu

Source: SPOT 2, 10 m resolution.
Acquired: 08/02/2002

Copyright: Map produced 31/12/2004 by SERTIT.

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Satellite map of Sri Lanka, Ampara - Pottuvil city, reference map 10 m resolution.

Source: SPOT 2
Acquired: 08/02/2002

Copyright: Map produced 31/12/2004 by SERTIT.

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Satellite map of Sri Lanka, Ampara - Pottuvil city

Source: SPOT 2, 10 m resolution.
Acquired: 08/02/2002

Copyright: Map produced 31/12/2004 by SERTIT.

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Satellite map of Sri Lanka, Ampara - Pottuvil area

Source: SPOT 2, 10 m resolution.
Acquired: 08/02/2002

Copyright: Map produced 31/12/2004 by SERTIT.

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Satellite map of Sri Lanka, Ampara - Pottuvil area

Source: SPOT 2, 10 m resolution.
Acquired: 08/02/2002

Copyright: Map produced 31/12/2004 by SERTIT.

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Satellite map of Sri Lanka, Radarsat Composite, Akkaraipattu.

Source: SPOT 2, 27/12/2002 and Radarsat, 02/01/2005. Resolution: 12.5 m.
SPOT 2, 08/02/2002. Resolution: 10 m.
Acquired: 02/01/2005

Copyright: Map produced 03/01/2005 by SERTIT.

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Satellite map of Sri Lanka.

Source: Post-disaster ENVISAT ASAR data.
Acquired: --

Copyright: Map produced 04/01/2005 by SERTIT.

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Satellite map of Eastern Sri Lanka.

Source: Post-disaster ENVISAT ASAR data.
Acquired: --

Copyright: Map produced 04/01/2005 by SERTIT.

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Post-disaster, East Coast.

Source: ENVISAT ASAR Wide Swath (75 m)
Acquired: 01/01/2005, 04/01/2005

Copyright: Map produced 04/01/2005 by SERTIT.

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Dendron Poster, Sri Lanka

Source: --
Acquired: --

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