National Aeronautics Space Administration (NASA) has released some pictures of a map that shows the effect of high scale damage caused by an explosion of ammonium nitrate in Lebanon’s capital Beruit on Aug 4 which takes lives of more than 170 peoples.
The satellite-derived aperture radar data had collected by the Advanced Rapid Imaging and Analysis team of Amrrciab space agency with the help of the Earth Observatory of Singapore. This whole is used to produce the map.
According to NASA with the help of this map, we can easily detect the areas of high damage where Beirut people need more assistance. This explosion occurred near the city’s port. This explosion caused billions of dollars to damage and more than 170 lives.
The clearly visible red pixels on the map show the area that was near the port of Beirut and faced the burnt of the explosion. Areas that are colored orange are less suffered areas. The areas in yellow are the areas of lesser damage. Each pixel on the map shows represents 30 meters.
The destruction caused by the blast was captured in several satellite photos. The SkySat imagery shows the changes on the form the surface from before and after the blast, similar to that of a natural calamity such as earthquakes.