Flood monitoring in a semi-arid environment using spatially high resolution radar and optical data.

@article{Seiler2009FloodMI,
  title={Flood monitoring in a semi-arid environment using spatially high resolution radar and optical data.},
  author={Ralf Seiler and Jana Schmidt and Ousmane Diallo and Elmar Csaplovics},
  journal={Journal of environmental management},
  year={2009},
  volume={90 7},
  pages={2121-9}
}
The geographic term "Niger Inland Delta" stands for a vast plain of approximately 40,000 km(2), which is situated in the western Sahel (Republic of Mali). The Inland Delta is affected by yearly inundation through the variable water levels of the Niger-Bani river system. Due to a good availability of (surface) water, the ecosystem at the Niger Inland Delta serves as resting place stop-over for many migrating birds and other wildlife species as well as economic base for farmers and pastoral… CONTINUE READING

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