The Utility of Spaceborne Radar to Render Flood Inundation Maps Based on Multialgorithm Ensembles

@article{Schumann2009TheUO,
  title={The Utility of Spaceborne Radar to Render Flood Inundation Maps Based on Multialgorithm Ensembles},
  author={Guy J.-P. Schumann and Giuliano Di Baldassarre and Paul D. Bates},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing},
  year={2009},
  volume={47},
  pages={2801-2807}
}
On December 12, 2006, both the European Remote Sensing Satellite 2 and Environmental Satellite recorded a high-magnitude flood event on the River Dee in Wales (U.K.) only 28 min apart. This unique opportunity enables the creation of a very rare but extremely useful observed data set for flood inundation studies. For flood management purposes, hydrodynamic models are often run after an event but with field data gauged during the event to approximate both flood area and depth. As an adequate a… CONTINUE READING
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