Dartmouth Flood Observatory
The Flood Observatory’s mission is to:
- Conduct global remote sensing-based fresh water measurement and mapping in "near real time" and record such information into a permanent archive.
- Collaborate with humanitarian and water organizations in partnerships for enabling the maximum utility of such information.
- Perform hydrological research in the area of surface water variability, using both remote sensing and modeling, and continue to develop new methods of measuring Earth's water cycle.
In developing flood maps, currently all sensors available and useful are used. Mainly NASA MODIS, but also Landsat, ESA's Sentinel 1a and 1b, and soon Sentinel 2. Radarsat, Cosmo SkyMed, EO-1 etc, information have also been provided for each event separately.
Learn more: http://floodobservatory.colorado.edu/index.html