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Saône River Flooding

Thursday, 22 March 2001

Type of Event:
Flood
Location of Event:
Saône River, France
Date of Charter Activation:
22/03/2001
Charter Requestor:
French Civil Protection Agency
Project Management:
ESA

Description of the event

Image products from the Charter were quickly delivered to French civil authorities to be used in their assessment of the extent of the Saône River flooding, and to plan their response activities. This assessment will also contribute to prevention plans for future floods.

Assessment of flood extent Click for larger image (243 KB)

Source: ERS Data
Copyright: European Space Agency 2001 SPOT Data,
Centre National d'Études Spatiales 2001 Map by SERTIT.

Assessment of flood extent Click for larger image (126 KB)

Source: ERS Data
Copyright: European Space Agency 2001 SPOT Data,
Centre National d'Études Spatiales 2001 Map by SERTIT.