Soil moisture is closely linked to two meteorological hazards: floods and droughts.
In case of a disaster, immediate access to relevant information can save lifes. Satellite imagery provides an invaluable source of information.
United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People's Republic of China
GIST is currently processing the 44 200K Russian topographic sheets covering the area affected by Typhoon Ketsana and will publish them next week.
Last update: 13/11/2013
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