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Data Products available from the Dartmouth Flood Observatory

Current Data Products Information:

GIS inundation vector data

Remote sensing-based flood hazard maps

 

Overview

Products Available
Data Type
Available Format
Large Floods  Global Active Archive of Large Flood Events, 1985-Present Descriptive geographical and numerical statistics Excel (.xls) or (.html)
  Global Annual Maps of Affected Areas, 1985-Present Map GIS Export (.mif or .shp)
    
MODIS Water Vectors and Maps MODIS Instantaneous Edited Surface Water, 2000-Present Water areas and geographic extents GIS Export (.mif or .shp)
  MODIS Maximum Surface Water, 2000-present Water areas and geographic extents GIS Export (.mif or .shp)
  MODIS Flood Inundation Limits Water areas and geographic extents GIS Export (.mif or .shp)
  Global Flood Hazard Maps Hazard Map Raster Image
       
    
Satellite Gaging Reaches  Satellite Gaging Reach Water Surface Area and Characteristic Flow Width Time Series Hydrological measurements Excel (.xls) or (.html)
  Satellite Gaging Reach Estimated Discharge or Water Storage Time Series Hydrological measurements Excel (.xls) or (.html)
    
QuikSCAT Flood Detection  QuikSCAT Weekly Local Flood Detection Displays Map Raster Image
  QuikSCAT Regional Flood Detection Displays Map Raster Image
 
Wetlands Monitoring  QuikSCAT Wetland Surface Water Status Map Raster Image
  QuikSCAT Wetland Water Surface Area Time Series Hydrological measurements Excel
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Direct Questions to:
Bob Brakenridge
Elaine Anderson

 

 

This work is made possible by data obtained by NASA, JAXA, ESA, and other space agencies.

The following example shows how to cite the use of information from this site in a publication. List the principal investigators, year of data you used, map or data title or description, city and and country, institution, "digital media", and web page accessed.

Brakenridge, G.R., Anderson, E., Caquard, S., 2003, Flood Inundation Map DFO 2003-282, Dartmouth Flood Observatory, Hanover, USA, digital media, http://www.dartmouth.edu/~floods/2003282.html.

 
     

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