ESA Copernicus Sentinel-1 SAR used in Flood Detection Maps.

November 13, 2017

ESA Copernicus Sentinel-1 SAR used in Flood Detection Maps.

ESA Sentinel-1 Imagery

Acquired Nov. 11. 2017

ESA Sentinel-1 Imagery

Acquired Nov, 11 2017

NASA color coded SAR based flood detection maps reveal extensive flooding in areas of Vietnam. The SAR data used in analysis are Copernicus Sentinel data (2017), processed by ESA. In the figures, the blue tones represent flooding due to Typhoon Damrey while the black color represents water covered areas before the typhoon. Other colors indicate mostly land.