Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Post Matthew monitoring on rural areas, South Region of Haiti (2018-05-16)


Activation date: 2018-05-16
Event type: Storm

Activation reason:
Support monitoring of recovery after the passage of the Category 5 Hurricane Matthew on the 4th of October 2016. Six areas were selected to analyse several environmental aspects, including agricultural activities, forest in protected areas, mangrove areas, and finally coastline modifications. The geographical focus of this work is the Western area of the Grand’Anse, Haiti, which was severely affected.The aim is to build a comprehensive database to support recovery aid organizations in recovery monitoring of the critical resources destroyed. This information is to be used by local governmental organisation and users.Proposed solution and results:Map of tree-cover before and after Hurricane Matthew and, documenting damage assessment for parklands and mangroves areas.Map agricultural activities before and after Hurricane Matthew including landscape changes within agricultural ...

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2018):  Post Matthew monitoring on rural areas, South Region of Haiti (2018-05-16). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2018-05-16
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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18.6891063703° N, -73.6358515827° E, 18.0016939499° S, -74.5082615787° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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