NASA MODIS and ESA Copernicus Sentinel-1 Data Used to Estimate Flood Extent.

November 13, 2017

NASA MODIS and ESA Copernicus Sentinel-1 Data Used to Estimate Flood Extent.

Topo relief map with flood modelling layer overlay.

Topographic relief map showing estimated flood extent.

Darthmouth Flood Observatory of University of Colorado estimated maximum flood extent on November 7th, 2017 using NASA MODIS and Copernicus Sentinel 1 satelite data, operated by the European Space Agency (ESA). In the figure, the light gray denotes all previously-mapped flooding, and red is the active flooding. Blue shows the reference water extent.