Global Flood Detection System - Version 2

An experimental system to detect and map in near-real time major river floods based on daily passive microwave satellite observations. The purpose is to identify and measure floods with potential humanitarian consequences after they occur.

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About the global flood detection system


Using AMSR-E data, De Groeve et al. (2006) developed a method for detecting major floods on a global basis in a systematic, timely and impartial way appropriate for humanitarian response. more...