How to use this Surface Water Record display:
If red areas are showing, these are newly dry land compared to a reference date (dates shown in the symbology key below).
Light blue areas are reference ("average") surface water as imaged by MODIS on a date chosen to represent average conditions.
Click to see Flood Display
Examine red area to estimate current drought or low water severity relative to comparison date. Click for powerpoint of 2009 results, in prep.
Click on the white dots or circles to access records of estimated river discharge, 2002-present, at the River Watch measurement sites.