Active Archive of Large Floods, 1985-Present

Master Index of Inundation Maps

Surface Water Data Record

River Watch

Other Flood Detection Tools

Sample Images and Maps






Space-based Measurement of Surface Water

For Research, Educational, and Humanitarian Applications

(The Flood Observatory is moving to new data processing systems at the University of Colorado. It is no longer being updated here)

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This work is made possible by data obtained by NASA, JAXA, ESA, and other space agencies,and by funding support from the Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD) department of the World Bank, the Earth Surface and Interior and the Applied Sciences Programs, NASA, the Pacific Disaster Center, and the European Commission's GDACS project, Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy. The sustained institutional support of the Departments of Geography and Earth Sciences, Dartmouth College is gratefully acknowledged.


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