Multi-Sensor Flood Monitoring System

Disaster Risk Response Stage
Category Flood Extent Mapping
Input Network
Input Network Member
Provider Organization: DLR
Point of Contact: Sandro Martinis
Geographic Domain Global
Geographic Product Locations Global
Geographic Product Locations - Detailed
Producing Daily Global Coverage? False
Globally Extensible True
Product Delivery Latency A few hours after data acquisition
Data Type SAR (TerraSAR-X, Sentinel-1), Optical (Sentinel-2, Landsat)
Associated Capacity Development Resources None
Product Format GeoTiff, Shapefile
Archived None
Tailored Service Available None
License Type N/A
Spatial Extent Globally applicable
Spatial Scale TerraAR-X (1-40m), Sentinel-1 (20m), Sentinel-2 (10m), Landsat (30m)
Caveats Typical SAR technology limitations for flood mapping (urban areas, dense vegetation,...) and optical technology limitations (Clouds)
Frequency Few days
Overpass Latency 1-3 days
Downlink Latency 5-12 hours
Processing Latency < 2 hours
Impacted By Cloud Shadows None
Impacted By Terrain Shadows None
Status Operational
Input By Sandro Martinis, DLR
Notes None