Flood

Mapping of Flood and Perennial Water Bodies in Kampong Cham and Prey Veng Provinces using ALOS Data

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Year: 2012-2013
Country: Cambodia
Location within country: Kampong Cham and Prey Veng provinces

The objectives of this project were: 1) To delineate the perennial water bodies for preparing a baseline map, 2) To determine a threshold value of ALOS/PALSAR backscattering for flood detection, 3) To build an ArcGIS Toolbox for automatic flood mapping.

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Study of Flood Inundation due to Sea Level Rise in Pekalongan in Central Java

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Year: 2012-2013
Country: Indonesia
Location within country: Pekalongan, Central Java

The objectives of this project were: 1) To derive flood inundation maps using MIKE-11 flood models, 2) To derive land subsidence maps using SAR interferometry technique. Tidal flood or ‘rob’ in in the coastal city of Pekalongan, Central Java are likely to be intensified in the future and this study will provide some indications to the city planners for taking mitigation measures. The MIKE-11 models were used to simulate and predict the flood inundation area.

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Rapid Flood Hazard Mapping in Homalin City in the Chindwin River Basin

flood3Year: 2012-2013
Country: Myanmar
Location within country: Homalin city

In this study, the flood hazard maps for return periods of 10, 50, 100 and 500 years were produced using the annual peak flow data of 44 years from 1968 to 2011.

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Integration of Remote Sensing Data with a Numerical Model to Prepare an Accurate Flood Hazard Map for Effective Flood Management in the Mekong Delta

flood4Year: 2012-2013
Country: Vietnam
Location within country: Mekong delta

This project aimed at developing a comprehensive method for flood mapping in the Mekong basin by combining GIS, remote sensing, and a numerical model.
Flooding in the Mekong basin is a recurrent event and floods occur during the rainy season, from July to December.

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Rapid Flood Mapping in Hue Province of Vietnam for Emergency Response and Rescue using Satellite Images

flood5Year: 2011-2012
Country: Vietnam
Location within country: Hue province

The aim of the project was to develop a method for rapid flood mapping in the Hue province for emergency response and rescue. A methodology for rapid flood mapping was developed using ALOS/PALSAR satellite data and the flood map derived was verified with the field data.

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