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22 Jan 2010 description

Note: Map title modified. Original map title: Port-au-Prince Harbour, 15th January 2010

22 Jan 2010 description

Note: Map title modified. Original map title: Jacmel Airfield, 15th January 2010

18 Jan 2010 description

Note: The Cosmo-SkyMed Synthetic Aperture Radar imagery has been used to produce these maps. This type of satellite based sensor is particularly interesting for this type of application. It is immune to bad weather and offers day & night capabilities (while optical satellite cannot "see" at night or through clouds).
In an ILU map, red elements show areas where there is a big difference in the radar reflection between the pre and the post event images and therefore these areas could have been affected by the earthquake.

18 Jan 2010 description

Note: The Cosmo-SkyMed Synthetic Aperture Radar imagery has been used to produce these maps. This type of satellite based sensor is particularly interesting for this type of application. It is immune to bad weather and offers day & night capabilities (while optical satellite cannot "see" at night or through clouds). The radar reflection characteristics of the ground can also be used to assess the damages.

16 Jan 2010 description

Note: In four different areas of the port-au-Prince region the extent of the damage to the buildings has been assessed using High Resolution imagery from Geo-Eye satellite.

16 Jan 2010 description

Note: The Port-au-Prince area has been broken down into 23 zones ("tiles") into which the usability of the roads has been assessed using High Resolution imagery from the Geo-Eye satellite.