DisasterWatch Desert Locust Situation Alert




Data provided by:Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) of Pakistan
Data accessibility:export map, visualization of data (e.g. web GIS or real time monitoring)
Link to the data:
File type:png, webmap
Data type:hazard specific data
Hazard:Invasion d’insectes
Disaster cycle phase:Disaster Risk Management, Response, Recovery
Space-based information:The Space Application Centre for Response in Emergency and Disasters (SACRED) of the Space & Upper Atmosphere Research Commission of Pakistan (SUPARCO), a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office, is using space-based information to analyze areas as to their suitability as desert locust habitats. The maps resulting form this analysis indicate the suitability of habitat on a scale consisting of five values: least, less, normal, moderate and most. The maps are published online for download, and a related layer is produced and made available through the DisasterWatch Desert Locust Situation Alert geoviewer.
Satellites and Sensors:n/a
Spatial coverage:Pakistan
Temporal coverage:Near-real time
Technical Specifications:n/a
Costs:free
Tutorials on the use of data:n/a
Restrictions/ Citation of the dataset:
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