Centre for Remote Imaging, Sensing and Processing

Haiti Earthquake 2010 - Interferograms from Palsar data

On January 12th, 2010, a magnitude 7 earthquake occurred about 25km from the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince. The earthquake caused significant damages, disrupting communications, damaging infrastructure and causing the death of about 200 000 people.

Here is an Interferograms obtained from Palsar data, between 2009-02-28 and 2010-01-16 for the West part and between 2009-03-09 and 2010-01-25 for the East part. Each color cycle denotes a 118 mm motion in the satellite line-of-sight direction.



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