Flooding in South Africa
Entry ID: NASA_EARTH_OBSERVATORY_SOUTH_AFRICA_FLOOD

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Summary
Abstract: Heavy rains fell across southern Africa in early 2011. By early February, river flooding in South Africa alone had killed 91 people and caused over $100 million in damage, the United Nations stated. Times Live reported that the government had issued flood warnings for areas along the Orange, South Africa’s longest river.

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Spatial coordinates   
  N: -24.0   S: -36.0   E: 34.0   W: 14.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NASA
Dataset Title: Flooding in South Africa
Dataset Release Place: U.S.
Dataset Publisher: NASA
Data Presentation Form: imagery
Online Resource: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/view.php?id=49258&s...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2010-02-19
Stop Date: 2010-02-19

Start Date: 2011-02-13
Stop Date: 2011-02-13
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Earth Observatory, Earth Observing System, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: LORRAINE REMER
Email: lorraine.a.remer at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA
Goddard Space Flight Center
Mailstop 613.2
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Distribution Size: 23 MB
Distribution Format: GeoTIFF
Fees: No fees

Distribution Media: Online
Distribution Format: Google Earth
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Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: Edward.J.Masuoka at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA
Goddard Space Flight Center
Mailstop 614.5
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-03-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-03-04
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