Global Flood Alert System (GFAS - JAXA)

Data provided by:Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
Data accessibility:export data, export map, statistical data (e.g. graphs), visualization of data (e.g. web GIS or real time monitoring), web processing/cloud computing
Link to the data:
File type:txt, webmap, wmf, xml
Data type:hazard specific data
Disaster cycle phase:Disaster Risk Management, Response, Recovery
Space-based Information:TRMM
Spatial coverage:Global
Spatial resolution:110574.29
Temporal coverage:Archive, Forecasted, Near-real time
Content dates:2014
Technical Specifications:
Contact:International Flood Network Contact
Tutorials on the use of data:User Manual of GFAS, KML and Downloads
Restrictions/ Citation of the dataset:

Copyrights, Disclaimer and Contacts

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: