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






Flood Detection Tools

This is a collection of tools that the Observatory uses to detect and locate floods each day

Gaging station map of U.S. river conditions, updated daily at USGS

Gaging station map of U.S. river conditions at NOAA/NWS

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE Significant River Flood Outlook

Australia river conditions

Canada river conditions

France river conditions

Germany river conditions

Lexis/Nexis customized for flooding (Dartmouth users only)

Flood News

Google News

EMM NewsBriefs

International Glide Numbers

International Disaster Situation Reports

UN Relief Web - Natural Disasters

Tropical Storms Worldwide

Reuters AlertNET/ESA/Dartmouth Flood Observatory Collaboration

CNN Weather

International Red Cross Appeals and Situation Reports

NOAA's Operational Significant Event Imagery Daily Report

TRMM Potential flood maps

MODIS Land Rapid Response system

Canada Centre for Remote Sensing

USGS Landsat 7 Browse Image Viewer

NASA Earth Observatory Natural Hazards Floods Page






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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