Objectives

Products
[UR-1] Urban Mapping
General Overview / Task:
Timely production of urban maps at scale 1:25,000
New Collects 2004 or 2005

Location (7 Cities):
Niamey, Niger
Casablanca, Morocco
Lusaka, Zambia
Luanda, Angola
Harare, Zimbabwe
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
[UR-2] Digital Elevation Maps
General Overview / Task:
Digital elevation map in scale 1:200.000, with height accuracy of 20m
Digital elevation map based on Interferometric SAR (InSAR), Stereo SAR and available DEM such as gtopo30, SRTM3

Location:
Niger
Madagascar Highlands TBD
Congo/Gabon
Kenya/Uganda
Senegal/Mauritania TBD
[UR-3] Maps of water bodies
General Overview / Task:
Digital water body map in scale 1:200.000 and 1:500.000 respectively for 2004 and 2005.
Digital water body map 1:500.000 based on optical (MERIS) and radar data WSM and 1:200.000 based on multi polarisation data APM.

Location:
Niger
Madagascar Highlands TBD
Mali/Niger/Burkina Faso
Congo/Gabon
Senegal TBD
[UR-4] Monthly Rush Vegetation Mapping Product
General Overview / Task:
Rapid production of a vegetation map in scale 1:50.000, Repeated monthly, continuous 12 months period during 2004 and 2005
FAO LCCS legend

Location:
Congo/Gabon
[UR-5] Medium Resolution Landcover Maps
General Overview / Task:
Timely production of land cover maps at scale 1:500.000
based on MERIS FAO LCCS legend

Location:
Mauritania
Senegal
Niger
Madagaskar
[UR-6] Historical Cartography
General Overview / Task:
1 complete map for
1994, 1999, 2004
Scale 1:100.000
Landsat ETM
Change detection

Location:
Ethiopia
[UR-7] Wind Blown Dust Maps
General Overview / Task:
Two products over Sahel
Weekly rush products Nov 2004 -> April 2005
Weekly historical dust maps [Nov -> April] 1995 -> 2004

Location:
Sahel (~ 4500 x 2000 km)
[UR-8] Weekly maximum and minimum surface temperature maps
General Overview / Task:
Weekly maximum and minimum LST maps of Africa from IR Meteosat data
Location:
All Africa (~ 8000 x 3000 km)

Documents
[UR-9] A User's Handbook
and Directory of EO-derived Products of Relevance to Epidemiology