Flood

Near Real-Time Global MODIS Flood Mapping

Data Type: 

hazard

Costs: 

free
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

near

Data accessibility: 

exportdata
exportmap
visdata

Taxonomy upgrade extras: 

File types: 

GeoTIFF
KMZ
PNG
shp

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

rr

Spatial Resolution: 

250.00

Space-based Information: 

MODIS/Aqua
MODIS/Terra

Restrictions / Citation of the dataset: 

Near Real-Time data related to Severe Storms (LANCE - NASA)

Data Type: 

hazard

Costs: 

free
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch
near

Data accessibility: 

exportdata
exportmap
visdata

Taxonomy upgrade extras: 

File types: 

HDF

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm
rr

Spatial Resolution: 

1000.00

Space-based Information: 

MODIS/Aqua
MODIS/Terra

Restrictions / Citation of the dataset: 

Disclaimer

Nasa Web Privacy Policy and Important Notices

Publication/References --> Check "Publication/References" section here

Use Constraints --> Check "Use Constraints" section here

Storm Detection and Forecast (NOAA)

Data Type: 

hazard

Costs: 

free
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch
near

Data accessibility: 

exportdata
exportmap
statistic

Taxonomy upgrade extras: 

File types: 

CSV
NetCDF
Shapefiles

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm
rr

Spatial Resolution: 

110574.29

Space-based Information: 

SMS-2
GOES-1 to 13
Meteosat-2 to 9
MTSAT-1R
MTS-2
FY2-C/E
F8, F10 to 15
NOAA-5 to 18

Restrictions / Citation of the dataset: 

Satellites and Sensors: 

Global Soil Moisture data set 1978-2010 (ESA)

Data Type: 

hazard

Costs: 

free
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch

Data accessibility: 

exportdata
visdata

Taxonomy upgrade extras: 

File types: 

NetCDF

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm

Spatial Resolution: 

110574.29

Space-based Information: 

Active and passive microwave sensors Using Nimbus 7 SMMR, DMSP SSM/I, TRMM TMI and Aqua AMSR-E.

Requirements: 

<p>Software: IDL, Matlab, R</p>

Restrictions / Citation of the dataset: 

CUT (The CryoSat User Tool)(ESA)

GUT (The GOCE User Toolbox)(ESA)

EOLDAS (Earth Observation Land Data Assimilation) (ESA)

Global Flood Alert System (GFAS)

Data Type: 

hazard

Costs: 

free
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch
fore
near

Data accessibility: 

exportdata
exportmap
statistic
visdata
webproc

File types: 

txt
webmap
wmf
XML

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm
rr

Spatial Resolution: 

110574.29

Space-based Information: 

TRMM

Restrictions / Citation of the dataset: 

Copyrights, Disclaimer and Contacts

Reference:
Huffman, G.J., R.F. Adler, D.T. Bolvin, G. Gu, E.J. Nelkin, K.P. Bowman, E.F. Stocker, D.B. Wolff, 2006:  The TRMM Multi-satellite Precipitation Analysis: Quasi-Global, Multi-Year, Combined-Sensor Precipitation Estimates at Fine Scale.  J. Hydrometeor., submitted.  Available at:ftp://meso.gsfc.nasa.gov/agnes/huffman/papers/TMPA_jhm_06.pdf.gz

 

Extreme Rainfall Detection System(ITHACA)

Data Type: 

hazard

Costs: 

free
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

fore
near

Data accessibility: 

exportdata
visdata

Taxonomy upgrade extras: 

File types: 

TIFF
WMS

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm

Spatial Resolution: 

110574.00

Space-based Information: 

Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) , Multisatellite Precipitation Analysis (TMPA) data

Requirements: 

<p>windows XP and above, MAC, or Linux and ERDS App -Beta version</p>

Restrictions / Citation of the dataset: 

State of Palestine, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon

English

Since 12 December, a winter storm, Alexa, has struck the Middle East causing days of snow and heavy rain. The, reportedly, worst storm of the region in over sixty years, has resulted in flooding in the Gaza Strip that has forced the evacuation of over 5000 people.

Country/Region: 

Disaster Type: 

GLIDEnumber: 

CW-2013-000153-ISR, CW-2013-000153-JOR, CW-2013-000153-LBN, CW-2013-000153-PSE

Region: 

State of Palestine, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon

Occurance Date: 

17/12/2013
activated

latitude: 

31

longitude: 

34

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