FloodHub 24/7 Real-Time Floods Monitoring service

Disaster Risk Response Stage
Category Flood Extent Mapping
Input Network
Input Network Member
EuroGEO Action Group on Disasters Resilience
Provider Organization: National Observatory of Athens
Point of Contact: Alexia Tsouni
Geographic Domain Local
Geographic Product Locations Europe
Geographic Product Locations - Detailed
Producing Daily Global Coverage? False
Globally Extensible True
Product Delivery Latency Near real time 5-15 minutes
Data Type Optical and SAR
Associated Capacity Development Resources None
Product Format Flood extent and depth maps
Archived None
Tailored Service Available True
License Type Proprietary with free and open access to all the relevant stakeholders.
Spatial Extent River basin
Spatial Scale 10 m
Caveats Typical SAR technology limitations for flood mapping (urban areas, dense vegetation,...) and optical technology limitations (Clouds)
Frequency None
Overpass Latency None
Downlink Latency None
Processing Latency None
Impacted By Cloud Shadows None
Impacted By Terrain Shadows None
Status Operational
Input By Alexia Tsouni, NOA
Notes FloodHub system is built around a fully scalable and transferable modular architecture that allows the near-real-time ingestion and assimilation of hydrometeorological observations measured at in-situ telemetric stations, satellite data, and crowdsourced data, in a multi-source data fusion concept.