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How space technology aids a flood response

BANGKOK, 11 October 2011 (IRIN) - As residents across flood-ravaged Southeast Asia look up to the skies and brace for more rain, satellites 35,800km away are looking down on them.

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Tue, 11/10/2011 - 16:29
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The use of satellite imagery to multi-event and event-specific flood hazard mapping

In recent years flood management has shifted from protection against floods to managing the risks of floods (European Flood risk directive).