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Flooding in Chile

Friday, 23 May 2008

Type of Event:
Flooding
Location of Event:
Chile
Date of Charter Activation:
23/05/2008
Charter Requestor:
SIFEM
Project Management:
INA

Description of the event

Heavy flooding, with overflow of rivers and collapse of bridges, occurred in the centre and south of Chile. Some 13,000 people were affected. The towns hardest hit were Licatén and Lontué.

Composite Spot-5/Radarsat image

Source: ALOS; SPOT, 10m/pixel (Spot-5), 12.5m/pixel (Radarsat-1) resolution.
Acquired: 10/12/2006 (Spot-5), 28/05/2008 (Radarsat-1) Spot-5 natural colour image over an ALOS/PALSAR image, zoom over the municipality of Huale, Chile.

Copyright: CSA 2008, Copyright CNES 2008
Image processing, map created 28/05/2008 by INA.

Composite Spot-5/Radarsat image

Source: ALOS; SPOT, 10m/pixel (Spot-5), 12.5m/pixel (Radarsat-1) resolution.
Acquired: 10/12/2006 (Spot-5), 28/05/2008 (Radarsat-1) Spot-5 natural colour image over an ALOS/PALSAR image, zoom over the municipality of Licanten, Chile.

Copyright: CSA 2008, Copyright CNES 2008
Image processing, map created 28/05/2008 by INA.

Radarsat/Spot-5 image of Licanten municipality

Source: ALOS; SPOT, 10m/pixel (Spot-5), 12.5m/pixel (Radarsat-1) resolution.
Acquired: 10/12/2006 (Spot-5), 28/05/2008 (Radarsat-1)
Merge of a SPOT natural colour image over an ALOS/PALSAR Image over the municipality of Licanten, Chile.

Copyright: CSA 2008, Copyright CNES 2008
Image processing, map created 28/05/2008 by INA.

Merged image, Alos-Palsar, Spot

Source: ALOS; SPOT, 10m/pixel (Spot), 100m/pixel (ALOS Palsar) resolution.
Acquired: 25/05/2008 (Spot), 25/05/2008 (ALOS Palsar)
Merge of a SPOT natural colour image over an ALOS/PALSAR Image over the municipality of Licanten, Chile.

Copyright: JAXA 2008, Copyright CNES 2008
Image processing, map created 27/05/2008 by INA.

Alos-Palsar image, Maule municipality

Source: ALOS; SPOT, 100m/pixel (ALOS Palsar) resolution.
Acquired: 04/10/2008 ALOS/PALSAR Mosaic Image of Maule manicipality. Flood Zone pre-disaster image. Credit:

Copyright: JAXA 2008, Copyright CNES 2008
Image processing, map created 27/05/2008 by INA.

Alos-Palsar image, Maule municipality

Source: ALOS; SPOT, 100m/pixel (ALOS Palsar) resolution.
Acquired: 26/05/2008 ALOS/PALSAR
Mosaic Image of Maule manicipality. Flood Zone post-disaster image.

Copyright: JAXA 2008, Copyright CNES 2008
Image processing, map created 27/05/2008 by INA.

Alos-Palsar mosaic image

Source: ALOS; SPOT, 100m/pixel (ALOS Palsar) resolution.
Acquired: 26/05/2008 ALOS/PALSAR Mosaic Image. Flood Zone pre-disaster image.

Copyright: JAXA, METI, 2008
Image processing, map created 27/05/2008 by INA.

Alos-Palsar mosaic image

Source: ALOS; SPOT, 100m/pixel (ALOS Palsar) resolution.
Acquired: 26/05/2008
ALOS/PALSAR Mosaic Image. Flood Zone pre-disaster image.

Copyright: JAXA, METI, 2008 Image processing, map created 27/05/2008 by INA.