Monitoring the Impacts of a Tailings Dam Failure Using Satellite Images

  title={Monitoring the Impacts of a Tailings Dam Failure Using Satellite Images},
  author={Jaime Moraga and Gurbet Gurkan and Hafize Sebnem D{\"u}zg{\"u}n},
Monitoring dam failures using satellite images provides first responders with efficient management of early interventions. It is also equally important to monitor spatial and temporal changes in the inundation area to track the post-disaster recovery. On January 25th, 2019, the tailings dam of the Córrego do Feijão iron ore mine, located in Brumadinho, Brazil, collapsed. This disaster caused more than 230 fatalities and 30 missing people leading to damage on the order of multiple billions of… 

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