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05 Jan 2018 description

Thanks to the European Union’s Copernicus programme, vast quantities of satellite data are freely available to manage the environment and benefit European citizens. While this offers a wealth of opportunities, downloading and storing these data involves some complex logistical challenges – but this is about to change.

With such a lot of data available, the European Commission is making efforts to make sure that the process of accessing these data and information is easier so that issues associated with downloading and storing can be avoided.

14 Sep 2017 description

Elaborado por el Equipo lnterinstitucional Geoespacial
Fuente: Imágenes Radar de la ESA Sentinel-1
Derechos de la fuente: ESA, 2017
Derechos del mapa: EIGEO, 2017
Proyección: WGS84 UTM 19N

Interpretación del mapa: El mapa fue elaborado en base a imágenes de radar del satélite Sentinel-1 de la Agencia Espacial Europea gestionadas por el lnternational Charter

Los suelos saturados de agua fueron identificados por la diferencia de retrodifusión entre la imágen del 7 de septiembre del 2017 y el 26 de agosto el 2017.

14 Sep 2017 description

Elaborado por el Equipo lnterinstitucional Geoespacial
Fuente: Imágenes óptica Rapideye
Derechos de la fuente: Planet, 2017
Derechos del mapa: EIGEO, 2017
Proyección: WGS84 UTM 19N

Interpretación del mapa:
Las áreas inundadas son visibles en el centro y en la zona izquierda (oeste) de la imagen, de color azul claro. La imagen fue tomada el día 9 de septiembre a las 11 :46 de la mañana con 1 O metros de resolución.

14 Sep 2017 description

Elaborado por el Equipo lnterinstitucional Geoespacial
Fuente: Imágenes Radar de la ESA Sentinel-1
Derechos de la fuente: ESA, 2017
Derechos del mapa: EIGEO, 2017
Proyección: WGS84 UTM 19N

Interpretación del mapa:
El mapa fue elaborado en base a imágenes de radar del satélite Sentinel-1 de la Agencia Espacial Europea gestionadas por el lnternational Charter

Las áreas inundadas fueron identificadas por la baja retrodifusión del agua con relación a las ondas emitidas por el satélite.

24 May 2016 description

The recent low pressure system in Indian Ocean caused heavy rainfall across Sri Lanka since 14 May 2016 causing widespread flooding and landslide in as many as 19 districts, including around Colombo. Kelani Ganga is one of the main river basin in Sri Lanka which is currently experiencing large scale flooding and subsequent damage to property and livelihoods. Kelani basin received 350 mm of total rainfall within three days (15 to 17 May 2016).

03 Dec 2015 description
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Situation report on severe floods caused by heavy rainfall in coastal Andhra Pradesh (India) were analyzed using Sentinel-1 satellite images obtained from European Space Agency. From the observation it is very clear large agriculture areas and rural populations in Nellore and Chittoor were severely affected due to floods.

03 Dec 2015 description
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At least 165 people have lost their lives as heavy rains resulted in floods in Tamil Nadu. Chennai has been badly affected by floods as around 59 people have been killed in the capital so far. As per media reports, the incessant rains are caused due to a depression in the Bay of Bengal coast near Tamil Nadu. The heaviest rainfall in over a century caused massive flooding across Tamil Nadu, driving thousands from their homes, shutting auto factories and paralysing the airport in capital Chennai.

03 Dec 2015 description
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At least 165 people have lost their lives as heavy rains resulted in floods in Tamil Nadu. Chennai has been badly affected by floods as around 59 people have been killed in the capital so far. As per media reports, the incessant rains are caused due to a depression in the Bay of Bengal coast near Tamil Nadu. The heaviest rainfall in over a century caused massive flooding across Tamil Nadu, driving thousands from their homes, shutting auto factories and paralysing the airport in capital Chennai.

03 Dec 2015 description
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At least 165 people have lost their lives as heavy rains resulted in floods in Tamil Nadu. Chennai has been badly affected by floods as around 59 people have been killed in the capital so far. As per media reports, the incessant rains are caused due to a depression in the Bay of Bengal coast near Tamil Nadu. The heaviest rainfall in over a century caused massive flooding across Tamil Nadu, driving thousands from their homes, shutting auto factories and paralysing the airport in capital Chennai.

03 Dec 2015 description
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At least 165 people have lost their lives as heavy rains resulted in floods in Tamil Nadu. Chennai has been badly affected by floods as around 59 people have been killed in the capital so far. As per media reports, the incessant rains are caused due to a depression in the Bay of Bengal coast near Tamil Nadu. The heaviest rainfall in over a century caused massive flooding across Tamil Nadu, driving thousands from their homes, shutting auto factories and paralysing the airport in capital Chennai.

03 Dec 2015 description
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At least 122 people have lost their lives as heavy rains resulted in floods in Tamil Nadu. Chennai has been badly affected by floods as around 59 people have been killed in the capital so far. As per media reports, the incessant rains are caused due to a depression in the Bay of Bengal coast near Tamil Nadu. Reportedly, the low pressure system is moving towards the southern coast of Andhra Pradesh resulting in rains in the state.

14 May 2014 description

While Sentinel-1A is clearly demonstrating its versatility for monitoring many aspects of Earth, it has already been used for practical purposes. One of the satellite’s first images was crucial in helping Namibian authorities decide how to respond to a serious flood.

In recent years, floods in Namibia have affected hundreds of thousands of people, destroying homes and washing away vital crops and livestock.

In this region, floods also bring further suffering in the form of disease, such as malaria and cholera.