DigitalGlobe's Coverage of Flooding in Ghardaia, Algeria October, 2008

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					     DigitalGlobe’s Coverage of Flooding in Ghardaia, Algeria
                          October, 2008




Ghardaia, Algeria
WorldView-1 Satellite Image
October 7, 2008
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             DigitalGlobe’s Coverage of Flooding In Southern Algeria:
                                 October 7, 2008

                      Mediterranean Sea




                                                              DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-1 satellite
                                                              collected images of the flooding that
                                                              struck southern Algeria in early
                                                              October, 2008.

                                                              According to press reports, 34 people
                                                              have died and 89 injured in the flash
                                                              floods that affected the Ghardaia
                                                              region, approximately 375 miles south
     WorldView-1                                              of Algiers. Additionally, nearly 1,800
     Imaged Areas                                             hectares of farm land was damaged
                                                              by the flooding.

                                                              DigitalGlobe Catalog IDs:

                                                              October 7, 2008:
                                                               WorldView-1
                                                                          10200100047ACB00
                                                                          1020010004077700
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                                                                  N
                                                                  N


             See p.6 for                                              The WorldView-1 and
             Enlargement
                                                                      QuickBird imagery slides that
                                                                      follow are intended to provide
                                                                      visual examples of the type of
                                                                      analysis and information that
                             Ghardaia
                                                                      can be derived using
                                                                      DigitalGlobe’s high-resolution
                                                                      commercial satellite imagery
                                                                      along with open source
                           See p.7-8 for
                           Enlargements
                                                     El Ateuf         information.

                                                                      This unclassified presentation
                                                                      is not designed to be used as
                                              See p.9 for             a comprehensive or complete
                                              Enlargement
                                                                      analytic package that details
                                                                      the full extent of damage seen
                                                                      throughout the region.

                                                      Noumerate
                                                      Noumerate
                                                      Airport
                                                      Airport
  WorldView-1 Satellite Image
  October 7, 2008

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                  Before Flood                 N                              After Flood
                                               N                                                           N
                                                                                                           N




                                                                                     Flooded
                                                                                     Flooded
                                                                                     Area
                                                                                      Area
                                                                                     (see next page for
                                                                                      (see next page for
                                                                                     enlargement)
                                                                                      enlargement)




  QuickBird Satellite Image via Google Earth           WorldView-1 Satellite Image
  August 16, 2005                                      October 7, 2008

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                              Flooded Farms NW of Ghardaia,
                                                                                       N
                                                                                       N
                                         Algeria




                                  Flooded Farms
                                  Flooded Farms




                                                                 Location: 32-34-24N
                                                                            3-31-36E




WorldView-1 Satellite Image
October
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                              Flooded Farms NW of Ghardaia,
   N
   N                                     Algeria




                                                 Mud and silt
                                                 covering farms




WorldView-1 Satellite Image
October
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                                      Ghardaia, Algeria
   N
   N




                                                                Mud, water
                                                                on Roads

             Front Loaders Clearing
                 Away Mud/Dirt




WorldView-1 Satellite Image
October
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                              Ghardaia, Algeria
   N
   N




                                                        Damaged
                                                        Damaged
                                                        Road
                                                        Road




WorldView-1 Satellite Image
10/10/20087, 2008
October                             DigitalGlobe Inc.             8
              Roads Damaged By Flood, East of Ghardaia


 Before Flood                                          After Flood




                             Truck, cars
                             on road

                                                                                   Road washed out
                                                                                   Road washed out

                                                                                   Location: 32-26-36N
                                                                                   Location: 32-26-36N
                                                                                              3-45-13E
                                                                                              3-45-13E




 QuickBird Satellite Image                           WorldView-1 Satellite Image
 September 3, 2008                                   October 7, 2008



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