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Flooding in the U.K.

Tuesday, 24 July 2007

Type of Event:
Flooding
Location of Event:
England (Gloucestershire, Herefordshire)
Date of Charter Activation:
24/07/2007 13:53 UTC
Charter Requestor:
Environment Agency of the UK
Project Management:

Description of the event

Flooding of the Thames and Severn rivers forced thousands to evacuate and left 50,000 houses without power, following a month of heavy rain.  

TerrasSAR-X, flood extent in Tewkesbury, 25/07/2007

Source: TerraSAR-X
Acquired: 25/07/2007 Flood extent in Tewkesbury, using a flood mask derived from TerraSAR-X data, superimposed on the original image.

Copyright: DLR 2007 Image processing, map created 27/07/2007 by DLR.

TerrasSAR-X, flood extent in Worcester, 25/07/2007

Source: TerraSAR-X
Acquired: 25/07/2007 Flood extent in Worcester, using a flood mask derived from TerraSAR-X data, superimposed on the original image.

Copyright: DLR 2007 Image processing, map created 27/07/2007 by DLR.

TerrasSAR-X, flood extent in Gloucester, 25/07/2007

Source: TerraSAR-X
Acquired: 25/07/2007 Flood extent in Gloucester, using a flood mask derived from TerraSAR-X data, superimposed on the original image.

Copyright: DLR 2007 Image processing, map created 27/07/2007 by DLR.

Envisat ASAR WS, flood situation 23/07/2007

Source: Envisat ASAR
Acquired: 23/07/2007 ASAR wide-swath image showing flood situation in south-west England. Image is a multitemporal colour composite based on a 23 July acquisition and several earlier non-flooded acquisitions, geocorrected using Landsat imagery.

Copyright: ESA 2007 Image processing, map created 27/07/2007 by DLR.

Envisat ASAR, flood situation 26/07/2007, Gloucester

Source: Envisat ASAR, Landsat
Acquired: 26/07/2007 (Envisat), 04/04/2002 (Landsat) ASAR precision-mode image (IMP) showing flood situation in Gloucester, superimposed on a pre-flooding Landsat image from which normal water levels are derived.

Copyright: ESA 2007; USGS 2002 Image processing, map created 30/07/2007 by DLR.

Envisat ASAR, flood situation 26/07/2007, Worcester

Source: Envisat ASAR, Landsat
Acquired: 26/07/2007 (Envisat), 04/04/2002 (Landsat) ASAR precision-mode image (IMP) showing flood situation in Worcester, superimposed on a pre-flooding Landsat image from which normal water levels are derived.

Copyright: ESA 2007; USGS 2002 Image processing, map created 30/07/2007 by DLR.