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MYANMAR - FAO/NR Data, Tools and Maps (General)  

FAO/NR data, tools and maps for Myanmar are presented in the table below. Please also see atlases, GeoNetwork products, agroclimatic charts and crop calendars from the box on the left.

FAO/NR products on Myanmar

Product Description Contact Credit/Source
Maps of Mangrove and Flooded Area

[mangrove only (762KB)]

[+flooded area (898KB)]

[+flooded area; zoom (1.4MB)]

Maps of mangrove and flooded area in Myanmar.

See also a news story from the forestry department and a list of publications under Coastal Planning and Protection.

Ilaria Rosati (NRCE) Maps created by FAO/NRCE. Flooded areas from UNOSAT. Mangrove map from Landsat (2000-2002 World Atlas of Mangroves).
Soil map for Myanmar

JPEG (875KB)

PDF (448KB)

Geographical distribution of 10 dominant soil types in Myanmar. Dorit Gross (NRLW) Map created by FAO/NRL from Harmonized World Soil Database (HWSD) - FAO
Nargis rain rate animation Rain rate during the Cyclone Nargis, 30 April - 2 May, 2008. Michele Bernardi (NRCB) Naval Research Laboratory, Marine Meteorology Division, Monterey CA, USA.

GIF animation was created by FAO/NR.

A new cyclone rain rate animation A new tropical cyclone currently developing in the same area, 15 May, 2008. Michele Bernardi (NRCB) Naval Research Laboratory, Marine Meteorology Division, Monterey CA, USA.

GIF animation was created by FAO/NR.

FAO New_LocClim Monthly climatology data (temperature, precipitation, potential evapotranspiration, humidity, wind speed etc), interpolated from neighboring weather stations to any location. More than 10 stations from the declared emergency area are in the database. Also available are estimates of growing season and net primary production potential based on the data. For visualized data from New_LocClim see "Agroclimatic Charts and Crop Calendars" from box on the left. Hideki Kanamaru (NRCB) FAO/NR
Land and water summary fact sheet for Myanmar (from Aquastat) (PDF, 35KB) Data on land, population, renewable water resources, water withdrawal, irrigation, and drainage. For more information visit Aquastat web site. Karen Frenken (NRLW) FAO-AQUASTAT
Aquastat country profile for Myanmar (PDF, 283KB) For more information visit Aquastat countries and regions page. Karen Frenken (NRLW) FAO-AQUASTAT
Irrigated areas in percentage of total area (from Aquastat) (PDF, 202KB) For more information visit Aquastat global map of irrigation areas page. Karen Frenken (NRLW)

Stefan Siebert, Petra Döll, Sebastian Feick, Jippe Hoogeveen and Karen Frenken (2007) Global Map of Irrigation Areas version 4.0.1. Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy.


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