MODIS Flood Maps

Description

This product is produced in the University of Maryland Department of Geography using 250m MODIS surface reflectance data. Files for each flood event are contained in a separate directory. The original projection and datum is preserved as one option, as well as an option with each file in geographic coordinates and WGS84 datum.

The acquisiton scheme for MODIS Flood Maps varies with each collection.

For the 2008 US Midwest Flood:

  • June 3-6, 2008; from composited scene; Julian day 158 = last day of composite
  • June 7-10, 2008; from composited scene; Julian day 162 = last day of composite
  • June 11-13, 2008; from composited scene; Julian day 165 = last day of composite
  • June 14-16, 2008; from composited scene; Julian day 168 = last day of composite
  • June 17-19, 2008; from composited scene; Julian day 171 = last day of composite

For the 2008 Myanmar/Burma Flood:

  • May 5, 2008; from daily scene
  • May 7, 2008; from daily scene
  • May 9, 2008; from daily scene
  • May 10, 2008; from daily scene
  • June 10, 2008; from daily scene
  • May 25-30, 2008; from composited scenes
  • June 8-10, 2008; from composited scenes

Please visit the overview page for further information and to download the data. Any questions not covered here can be addressed to modis@geog.umd.edu.

MODIS Flood Maps
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