water bodies

Mapping Water Bodies from Space

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This RUS Webinar provides an introduction to mapping water body extent from a combination of SAR (Sentinel-1) and optical satellite data (Sentinel-2). It demonstrates how to access the RUS Service and how to download, process, analyse and visualize the free 

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07/11/2018

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Wed, 07/11/2018

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New Recommended Practice provided by Colombian Regional Support Office

Contraction and expansion of water bodies during La Niña event in Colombia

The Colombian Regional Support Office of UN-SPIDER (IGAC) has provided a new Recommended Practice with detailed step-by-step procedures on how to derive useful information from satellite imagery.

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Thu, 28/01/2016 - 16:03

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176 forecasting stations for monitoring floods in India

Satellite image of floods in the Mandakini River, Northern India, in 2013 (Image: NASA)

The Government of India has established 176 flood forecasting stations across the country which would help to monitor river flooding during monsoons. The stations use information captured by Indian satellites, including near-real time flood inundation maps provided by the National Remote Sensing Centre.

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Fri, 14/08/2015 - 11:28
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